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.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787
Jun 14, 2017 - 3:26 PM
With tensions simmering between Qatar and its Middle East neighbors, the award-winning airline says its schedule has not been severly impacted.
Jun 13, 2017 - 2:52 PM
The new organization groups operators under a single executive by function, rather than by region.
Jun 13, 2017 - 11:35 AM
HAI chief is nervous that localities imposing UAV restrictions will see a regulatory parallel between UAVs and helicopters.
Jun 9, 2017 - 2:17 PM
Decision based on what International Trade Commission calls a ‘reasonable indication’ of harm to U.S. industry
Jun 9, 2017 - 12:27 PM
Both companies claim victory in long-running trade dispute between the U.S. and EU
Jun 8, 2017 - 11:28 AM
Chao also expressed need to work with Congress on protections for rural communities.
Jun 8, 2017 - 9:09 AM
Association DG Alexandre de Juniac criticizes governments for failure to consult with industry
Jun 7, 2017 - 1:55 PM
The House plan was introduced as Senate Commerce Committee members expressed skepticism over the White House reform proposal.
Jun 7, 2017 - 12:43 PM
This week’s visits “could be the last general aviation group to speak with” lawmakers before they see a draft of a new FAA bill.
Jun 7, 2017 - 11:14 AM
NATA president Marty Hiller warns that what is going on in the White House and with reauthorization "could change the landscape of general aviation."