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.

Dec 16, 2014 - 11:27 AM
The agreement between fuel providers and the Center for Environmental Health requires the fuel distributors to warn residents living near airports.
Dec 16, 2014 - 9:40 AM
GAMA, NATA and NBAA are meeting with FAA legal counsel to discuss CVR issue raised by letter of interpretation request.
Air traffic controller on duty in Calgary tower
Dec 16, 2014 - 7:00 AM
Representatives of U.S. airlines and air traffic controllers debated over what shape U.S. ATC reform should take.
Dec 15, 2014 - 3:16 PM
Lawmakers provided $15.84 billion in FY2015 funding for the FAA, and $440 million more than the White House request of $15.4 billion.
Dec 15, 2014 - 10:57 AM
User fees are not the way to support the National Airspace System, business aviation group says.
Dec 11, 2014 - 2:45 PM
Recommendations on tamper-proofing systems meet with skepticism
Dec 11, 2014 - 11:54 AM
Seven more airlines may no longer fly into the EU.
Dec 10, 2014 - 8:55 AM
The measure stems from an effort to increase public consultation on new airport projects.
LED approach lights
Dec 10, 2014 - 8:09 AM
There is concern that LED airport lights have not been tested with enhanced vision systems, night-vision goggles and HUDs.
Dec 9, 2014 - 4:00 AM
Two organizations work together to benefit business aviation in the Middle East