Air Transport World

A place to talk.(airlines face increasing global regulations)(Brief Article)

Does global aviation lack a forum for settling economic and doing-business disputes, setting business standards and achieving an international consensus on contentious matters outside of ICAO's operations and safety mandates? Or does it simply not make the best use of existing resources?

The international aviation community is being disrupted by an increasing number of unilateral regulatory initiatives launched without regard to national sovereignty and outside the established multilateral cooperative framework. Nations and discrete groups of nations, tired of waiting for others to see things their way, are enacting rules with consequences reaching far beyond their borders.

Two current issues fit that description: The exportation of U. …

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