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.

retired NetJets pilot Barton Cole
Apr 20, 2018 - 10:01 AM
Pilots should be judged on the basis of their individual ability, flying skills, and their health," it said.
Apr 19, 2018 - 1:16 PM
The Rules Committee is expected to set the parameters for a vote next week, but a last minute managers amendment could dramatically increase jet fuel tax.
Apr 19, 2018 - 8:44 AM
Parking restrictions, time constraints and high prices are some of the issues operators will have to face in June as they travel to Russia.
ABACE 2018 foreign registry panel
Apr 18, 2018 - 8:21 PM
Small offshore registries offer a bespoke service for the niche that is business aviation, where operators are not second best to airlines.
Apr 18, 2018 - 12:46 PM
Two witnesses "heard the Cessna 150 pilot on Runway 15 Unicom frequency.”
Apr 18, 2018 - 3:27 AM
Ample funds are available to underwrite aircraft purchases, but restrictions and high fees remain a problem in the China region.
Apr 17, 2018 - 10:00 PM
Various registries are now looking to grow their international presence.
ABACE static display
Apr 17, 2018 - 8:48 PM
The CAA, Shanghai Municipal, and airport authority leaders also expressed support for fostering development of business aviation in China.
Huaiyu Jiang, director general of the CAAC East China Regional Administration
Apr 17, 2018 - 11:10 AM
The 2018 ABACE show is a gathering place for aviation-focused people and companies.
Ed Bolen, NBAA president and CEO
Apr 17, 2018 - 7:15 AM
The ABACE exhibitors are reflecting the growth of the industry in the industry, but challenges exist in infrastructure, policies, and workforce.