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.

Jan 2, 2020 - 11:18 AM
AOPA found faults with a congressional report on FBO pricing from the Government Accountability Office.
Jan 2, 2020 - 10:35 AM
Turkish police are investigating the apparent use of a private jet to help indicted former auto executive Carlos Ghosn to escape from Japan to Lebanon.
Dec 27, 2019 - 2:02 PM
Congress renewed a biodiesel tax credit through 2022, a move that business aviation organizations said would be critical to expansion of SAF use.
Dec 27, 2019 - 6:13 AM
Full implementation of U.S. requirements for remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems is anticipated by the end of 2024.
Dec 26, 2019 - 10:44 PM
The FAA and Boeing can work together to get the 737 Max flying again. Over time, trust and confidence will be rebuilt.
Dec 26, 2019 - 9:00 AM
While bills are expected to slow in 2020, Congress is pledging to keep up pressure on the FAA to fix its certification activities.
Dec 23, 2019 - 12:54 PM
The FAA's PIA privacy program comes in response to concerns over the traceability that comes with Mode S transponders.
Dec 23, 2019 - 12:09 PM
ICAO list of affected operators show business aviation is firmly part of global carbon-offsetting scheme.
Dec 23, 2019 - 11:24 AM
Nine aviation associations expressed opposition to a proposal they said would “dismantle our national system of airports.”
Dec 19, 2019 - 12:23 PM
The FAA has issued new guidance to charter operators, brokers and customers, in its attemps to combat illegal charter activity.