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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Apr 28 2017

Zodiac aims to complete Safran deal, CEO offers to go

PARIS Zodiac Aerospace's chief executive has offered his resignation after another profit warning from the French company, which is continuing talks with Safran to seal a merger and end a crisis in its aircraft seat factories.

Apr 28 2017

Hedge fund TCI scathing on Zodiac results, wants Safran deal suspended

PARIS Hedge fund TCI Fund Management renewed pressure on France's Safran to suspend its bid to buy Zodiac Aerospace after the aircraft seats maker issued a second profit warning in as many months.

Apr 27 2017

Airbus first-quarter profit slides on engine delays, price squeeze

PARIS Core profit at Airbus more than halved in the first quarter as it cut prices of old models and delays at an engine maker hampered deliveries of its profitable new A320neo jet. | Video

Apr 27 2017

Airbus CEO lashes out at Austria over fraud probe

PARIS/VIENNA A heated row broke out between Austria and Europe's largest aerospace company on Thursday as Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders accused Vienna of playing politics with a fraud investigation and the government told him to calm down.

Apr 27 2017

Airbus CEO lashes out at Austria over fraud probe

PARIS/VIENNA A heated row broke out between Austria and Europe's largest aerospace company on Thursday as Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders accused Vienna of playing politics with a fraud investigation and the government told him to calm down.

Apr 25 2017

Exclusive: Boeing near decision to launch 737-10 jet - sources

PARIS Boeing is nearing a decision to launch a larger version of its 737 workhorse jet within two months to counter strong sales of the Airbus A321neo, after a breakthrough on the design for one of its parts, industry sources said. | Video

Apr 25 2017

Exclusive: Boeing near decision to launch 737-10 jet - sources

PARIS Boeing is nearing a decision to launch a larger version of its 737 workhorse jet within two months to counter strong sales of the Airbus A321neo, after a breakthrough on the design for one of its parts, industry sources said. | Video

Apr 25 2017

Alitalia prepares for special administration after rescue plan rejected

MILAN Alitalia is preparing for special administration proceedings after workers rejected its latest rescue plan, making it impossible for the loss-making Italian airline to secure funds to keep its aircraft flying.

Apr 25 2017

Aero services lift Safran first quarter sales, talks with Zodiac continue

PARIS French engine maker Safran reported higher-than-expected first-quarter revenue on Tuesday, buoyed by aerospace services, and told investors it was pushing ahead with plans to increase production of its LEAP civil jet engine.

Apr 25 2017

Ready for take-off? China's answer to Boeing now just needs to sell

SHANGHAI/PARIS When China unveiled an historic order for its first large commercial jetliner at a national air show in 2010, Western journalists were kept away, and only local media were allowed to witness a major turning point in China's aviation ambitions.

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