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.

May 8, 2015 - 12:34 PM
The study could change the FAA's approach to regulating noise.
May 7, 2015 - 9:29 AM
Hendricks warns washing is getting swept up in "bad case of group think" in debate over future of air traffic control.
May 5, 2015 - 1:24 PM
New rules would apply to multi-engine jet operations.
May 5, 2015 - 10:14 AM
Ready to present reports on safety status
May 3, 2015 - 4:00 AM
Mandates taking effect in the next year and beyond.
Apr 30, 2015 - 11:58 AM
Without knowledge or approval of NetJets, a team member undertook efforts on his own to blog and Tweet about the pilots’ union activities and positions.
Apr 30, 2015 - 6:27 AM
Association calls the restrictions unreasonable and unjustly discriminatory.
Apr 29, 2015 - 9:12 AM
Senate Commerce Committee chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) promises prompt action on nomination.
Apr 28, 2015 - 5:06 PM
The fiscal 2016 appropriations bill would continue ban on aviation user fees, but does not address Teterboro weight limit for first time in years.
Apr 28, 2015 - 11:39 AM
The two have much in common these days in China.