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President Signs 2012 FAA Reauthorization Act

On February 15, 2012, President Obama signed into law the reauthorization act for the FAA (titled the “FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012” (H.R. 658)). The Act is the first longterm funding for the FAA in 5 years.  Because of ongoing Congressional

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Major Air Carrier Nations Oppose EU Emissions Trading Schemes

With less than two months to go before the European Union’s controversial Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) takes effect for air transport, non-European nations are starting to take action to prevent application of this scheme to non-EU carriers. Beginning January 1,

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FAA Pilot Fatigue Rule Reviewed by White House OMB

The battle between the FAA, labor groups and families of the 2009 Colgan crash victims, on the one hand, and virtually the entire US air transport industry intensified this summer as the fight over the FAA’s proposed revised pilot duty

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