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.

Feb 16, 2018 - 11:51 AM
Rep. Brat's bill would change the reduce the mandatory U.S. ownership requirement for U.S. air carrier from 75 percent to 51 percent.
Feb 16, 2018 - 11:06 AM
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is continued to push its ATC proposal, distributing the WSJ editorial.
Feb 15, 2018 - 12:48 PM
This eliminates previous variability in closing the customs office prior to the TFR, while allowing enough time for Secret Service to do a security sweep.
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Feb 14, 2018 - 7:54 AM
Carriers, pilots, and controllers want FAA empowered to tighten drone restrictions
Feb 13, 2018 - 11:26 AM
The research and development account would be cut by more than half.
Feb 12, 2018 - 12:42 PM
White House proposal immediately draws renewed fire from NBAA.
Feb 12, 2018 - 11:44 AM
Despite installation of this major ATC system upgrade, the FAA has “experienced challenges” in transitioning from the legacy system to Stars.
Feb 12, 2018 - 11:32 AM
If improper fuel planning allows fuel to be depleted on that side, both engines will most likely flame out, even though usable fuel remains in the tanks.
NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen
Feb 7, 2018 - 1:43 PM
Speaking Wednesday morning at the opening session of NBAA's Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference, Bolen urged attendees to voice their opposition.
Feb 6, 2018 - 9:57 PM
Updated bilateral safety initiative with the U.S. leads list of collaborative approaches championed by the Singaporean authority.