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Monday, July 15, 2013
Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a Final Rule titled Pilot Certification and Qualification Requirements for Air Carrier Operations.




Friday, November 30, 2012
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has published a Final Rule, Pilot Loading of Aeronautical Database Updates, allowing pilots to perform certain database updates.




Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), Air Carrier Contract Maintenance, to require Part 135 operators with aircraft that are certificated for 10 or more passenger seats to revise their maintenance program when utilizing contracted maintenance providers.




Monday, July 23, 2012
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), Combined Drug and Alcohol Testing, that would permit Part 135 operators with a second drug and alcohol testing program for air tour operations to combine those programs.




Thursday, May 24, 2012
The FAA has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking titled Repair Stations that proposes significant changes to Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulation, Part 145, the rules governing all certificated repair stations.




Friday, May 11, 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a prepublication version of a final rule titled Effluent Limitations Guidelines and New Source Performance Standards for the Airport Deicing Category.




Monday, March 05, 2012
The FAA published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking title "Pilot Certification and Qualification Requirements for Air Carrier Operations" which would amend federal regulations to increase the certification and experience requirements for eligibility to act as second-in-command (SIC) in Part 121 operations.




Thursday, January 12, 2012
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a direct final rule that will allow qualified Part 135 operators to conduct lower-than-standard takeoffs at military and foreign airports if they have received the proper Operations Specification (OpSpec).




Thursday, January 12, 2012
The FAA has published, and is accepting comments on, draft guidance explaining operator options for crafting Initial New Hire (INH) training programs for pilots who may have previous aircraft or air carrier experience.




Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Beginning on November 5, 2011, all commercial passengers arriving in the U.S. from another country are subject to the $5.50 Customs User Fee. Arrivals from Canada, Mexico and the adjacent islands are no longer exempt from this fee.


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