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 21, 2018 - 6:59 AM
Buunce fears that the growing list of responsibilities will spread the FAA to thin.
Feb 20, 2018 - 12:54 PM
NBAA estimates that fewer than 100 operators in North America will be affected by the carbon dioxide cap rules.
Feb 20, 2018 - 11:06 AM
The Canadian Border Services Agency reversed its position on the applicability of the Transporter Obligations Program mandate to charters.
Feb 20, 2018 - 10:20 AM
The proposal includes an option to qualify for a commercial pilot license with helicopter category rating with 105 hours of training in rotorcraft.
Feb 20, 2018 - 10:16 AM
The association said a bill to allow an increase foreign ownership in U.S. air carriers would represent a significant change for Part 135 carriers.
Feb 19, 2018 - 11:43 AM
For bizav, agency will “evaluate the effectiveness of the newly introduced Part 6, subpart 4 of Canadian Aviation Regulations (CAR) Part 604.”
Feb 19, 2018 - 11:32 AM
Move reflects the need to put more focus on supporting the implementation of recently adopted regulations.
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.