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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.

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Nov 29 2017

Kuwait's Jazeera Airways set to place aircraft order next year: CEO

DUBAI Kuwaiti budget carrier Jazeera Airways is likely to place an aircraft order next year to expand and replace a fleet of around 15 jets, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

Nov 20 2017

Airbus faces tricky hurdles over stalled A380 Emirates deal

DUBAI A preliminary deal to sell 36 A380s to Emirates blew up in an Airbus hospitality chalet moments before the Gulf carrier was expected to shower $30 billion on the planemaker and its U.S. rival Boeing at the start of last week's Dubai Airshow.

Nov 17 2017

Jetmakers end Dubai rollercoaster with big orders pending

(This story corrects paragraph 12 to identify "flydubai" not "Emirates" in November 16 story.)

Nov 16 2017

Plane deals help Emirates, flydubai bridge fleet gap

DUBAI Emirates [EMIRA.UL] and flydubai have laid the groundwork for the next phase of Dubai's aviation project with orders for $40 billion of jets that will narrow a gap between regional and global networks connecting travelers from Sarajevo to Sydney.

Nov 16 2017

Boeing in 175 plane deal with budget carrier flydubai

DUBAI Boeing Co. reached a preliminary deal for 175 of its 737 MAX jets with flydubai on Wednesday, potentially committing the budget airline's fleet to the U.S. planemaker for another decade.

Nov 16 2017

Record Airbus order as Franke ups bet on budget airlines

DUBAI Airbus hailed its biggest ever airliner deal on Wednesday with an umbrella agreement to sell 430 planes worth up to $50 billion to U.S. budget airlines investor Bill Franke. | Video

Nov 15 2017

Biggest deal yet for Airbus as Franke ups bet on budget airlines

DUBAI Airbus landed its biggest ever airliner deal on Wednesday with an agreement to sell 430 planes worth up to $50 billion to U.S. budget airlines investor Bill Franke. | Video

Nov 15 2017

Boeing in 175 plane deal with budget carrier flydubai

DUBAI Boeing Co. reached a preliminary deal for 175 of its 737 MAX jets with flydubai on Wednesday, potentially committing the budget airline's fleet to the U.S. planemaker for another decade.

Nov 15 2017

Flydubai nears deal to order 175 Boeing 737 MAX: sources

DUBAI Boeing Co. is close to securing an order from flydubai, the Middle East discount airline, for 175 narrow body jets, according to people familiar with the matter.

Nov 15 2017

U.S. investor nears record 400-jet Airbus order - sources

DUBAI Airline pioneer Bill Franke looked set to place a historic $40 billion order for around 400 Airbus A320 jets, shaking up the low-cost industry and turning the annual race between Airbus and Boeing for plane orders on its head.

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