Washington Report

David Collogan Washington ReportCovering legislative and regulatory aviation policy activities, award-winning journalist David Collogan provides up-to-date information on important issues that affect the business aviation industry.

Removing ATC From FAA?

Nearly six decades after Congress established FAA, there is a push by key lawmakers and some aviation industry officials to radically transform the agency,...

Focus on FAA Reauthorization

One of the highest priorities for the business aviation community this year is getting Congress to pass FAA reauthorization legislation before the agency's current...

DCA’s Proximity Enticing

With Republicans in control of both the House and Senate as the 114th Congress convenes, the possibility exists that Congress might actually debate and...

Passenger Interference Penalty

The safety record for business aviation continues to improve. One reason that's possible is that corporate and charter pilots train the same way airline...

What Drives Jet Fuel Prices?

Aviation is one of the most heavily regulated enterprises in the U.S. The Federal Aviation Administration dictates how aircraft are manufactured, tested, and maintained,...

FAA’s NextGen Program

There is much to savor about flying on a modern business aircraft. It is an incredible time management device, enabling you to move about...

Accelerated Aircraft Depreciation

The reinstatement of the 50% bonus depreciation for certain assets, including qualified business aircraft, was approved by the Senate Finance Committee in April. The...

Requirements Proposed For Air Charter Brokers

The US Department of Transportation is attempting to unscramble some of the long-standing confusion about who the players are in the air charter market. In...