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.
Pilot’s Bill of Rights Hyperlink to be Eliminated
Fate of bill uncertain as Washington squabbles over immigration.
Lawmakers have until September 30 to hammer out a deal to reauthorize the FAA without short-term extensions.
The U.S. customs preclearance facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport prohibited 450 people from boarding in its first year of operation.
Rule would have allowed instrument pilot trainees to obtain credit for up to 20 hours of instrument time in an approved aviation training device.
Congress has a clean slate for aviation maintenance
Upcoming regulations for the next year and beyond
Coalition of aviation trade associations petition FAA to remove rule.
Tax reform could take years, but business aviation industry leaders are hopeful.
Nelson replaces Jay Rockefeller as top Democrat on Commerce, while Thune moves over to chairman's role in new Republican-controlled Senate.