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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 20 2018

U.S. regulator to order jet engines inspection after Southwest explosion

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said it will order inspections of at least 220 aircraft engines as investigators are focusing on a broken fan blade in an engine that exploded Tuesday on a Southwest Aiirlines flight, killing a passenger. | Video

Apr 19 2018

U.S. FAA orders engine inspections after Southwest explosion

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it would order inspection of some 220 jet engines after investigators said a broken fan blade touched off an engine explosion on a Southwest Airlines flight, shattering a window and killing a passenger. | Video

Apr 19 2018

FAA to order inspections of jet engines after Southwest blast

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said it will order inspection of about 220 aircraft engines as investigators have found that a broken fan blade touched off an engine explosion this week on a Southwest flight, killing a passenger.

Apr 16 2018

Allegiant Air faces scrutiny on safety, stock drops after TV report

NEW YORK The parent company of Allegiant Air on Monday faced congressional calls for an inquiry into its safety record and a sharp drop in its stock price after a report by CBS News' "60 Minutes" alleged the airline suffers a high number of mechanical problems.

Apr 16 2018

Passengers, senator hit airline Sun Country after Mexico stranding

NEW YORK Angry passengers and a U.S. senator pressed Sun Country Airlines for answers on Monday after the regional airline left more than 200 people stranded in Mexico after canceling two flights on Saturday due to a Midwest blizzard.

Apr 16 2018

Shares of Allegiant Air drop following CBS report on safety issues

NEW YORK, April 16 Shares of Allegiant Travel Co , the parent company of Allegiant Air, fell sharply in Monday afternoon trading, following a segment on CBS' "60 Minutes" that alleged the airline suffered a high number of mechanical problems.

Apr 12 2018

Delta Air first-quarter profit beats estimates; cost, tax cuts to lift second quarter

Delta Air Lines Inc reported on Thursday first-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates on higher average fares and passenger traffic and it expected cost curbs and tax cuts to help growth in its next three months.

Apr 12 2018

Delta Air Lines revenue soars, but profit dented by fuel price, storms

Delta Air Lines Inc on Thursday reported quarterly results that exceeded Wall Street expectations in several key metrics, spurring an advance in shares of the company and others in the industry in premarket trading.

Apr 11 2018

Chicago aviation officer who dragged man from plane sues United, city

A former Chicago aviation police officer who helped drag a 69-year-old male passenger off a parked United Airlines plane last year in an incident that drew international outrage is suing the airline and the city that fired him.

Apr 09 2018

U.S. airline industry boasts overall improvements: study

NEW YORK Despite a steady stream of headlines highlighting U.S. airlines' customer-service failures, carriers have actually improved in several key areas over the last year, including bumping fewer passengers and losing less baggage, according to a study released on Monday.

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