Regulations and Government

News about bills, laws, regulations and other governmental decisions affecting aviation and aerospace. Topics include FAA re-authorizations, taxes on fuel and aviation activities, environmental legislation, ICAO decisions, governmental mediation of labor conflicts and World Trade Organization disputes and decisions.

Aug 18, 2015 - 12:35 PM
The agency is forming a new working group to address business and general aviation issues.
Aug 14, 2015 - 12:02 PM
While most debate focuses on ATC reform, FAA reauthorization will tackle an array of issues.
Aug 11, 2015 - 5:00 PM
ABAG and other industry associations resisted new appointments to the ANAC board based on political favors.
Aug 10, 2015 - 4:40 PM
Brazil’s Senate has appointed a committee of specialists to propose an updated legal code governing the aviation sector in the country.
Aug 10, 2015 - 7:15 AM
LABACE organizer insists the show will be strong despite Brazil’s economic troubles.
ABAG director Ricardo Nogueira
Aug 7, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Show organizer ABAG has been working to satisfy exhibitors who previously complained about visitor quality and few business prospects.
Huerta and Pelton
Aug 6, 2015 - 2:03 PM
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta discussed an important new policy change at the EAA AirVenture Meet the Administrator forum on July 23.
Aug 6, 2015 - 11:47 AM
The proposal would more than double the threshold for workers eligible for mandatory overtime pay.
Aug 6, 2015 - 9:59 AM
The 12th annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition is once again being held at São Paulo’s Congonhas Airport.
Aug 4, 2015 - 11:35 AM
A general aviation working group suggests the ability to regularly change Mode S transponder codes and long term encryption ability.