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 12, 2019 - 11:44 AM
Sixteen African states have removed all restrictions from air service agreements, but more needs to be done.
Feb 11, 2019 - 11:39 AM
The February 13 hearing was scheduled after House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders introduced a bill to shield the FAA from shutdowns.
Customs facility at SUA
Feb 11, 2019 - 10:30 AM
After nearly a decade of planning, the Martin County Airport in Stuart has its own U.S. Customs facility, which can process both airplanes and boats.
Feb 8, 2019 - 12:19 PM
Pilots should rest assured that many medical conditions requiring medications are approvable by the FAA without too much complication.
Feb 8, 2019 - 11:50 AM
The bill would enable the FAA to draw completely from the aviation trust fund and continue operating at current funding levels during government shutdowns.
Feb 5, 2019 - 12:13 PM
Twelve members of the union, which was amongst the most vocal during the shutdown, are invited guests of lawmakers to State of the Union address.
Feb 5, 2019 - 10:02 AM
The Berlin-based airline is the latest on a growing list of recent airline failures in Europe.
Feb 1, 2019 - 11:11 AM
With U.S. and European ADS-B Out mandates nearing, ACSS announced yesterday that it has delivered the 10,000th production unit of its NXT Mode S transponde
Feb 1, 2019 - 10:50 AM
Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority has proposed rules for a graduated implementation process for drone registration and accreditation of remotely
Jan 31, 2019 - 11:53 AM
The NTSB stopped work on more than 1,900 ongoing transportation accident investigations during the 35-day-long partial U.S. government shutdown.