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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

Feb 20 2018

UK should demand cost pledge for new runway - airline bosses

LONDON British lawmakers should force Heathrow to promise not to raise passenger charges before they give the airport the green light to build a new runway, airline bosses said on Tuesday.

Feb 20 2018

UK should demand cost pledge for new runway-airline bosses

LONDON, Feb 20 British lawmakers should force Heathrow to promise not to raise passenger charges before they give the airport the green light to build a new runway, airline bosses said on Tuesday.

Feb 16 2018

White House blames Russia for 'reckless' NotPetya cyber attack

WASHINGTON/LONDON The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating 'NotPetya' cyber attack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine's infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe.

Feb 13 2018

Thomas Cook flies Britons to Tunisia three years after beach attack

LONDON/TUNIS Thomas Cook flew British tourists to Tunisia on Tuesday for the first time since an Islamist militant killed 30 Britons on one of the North African country's beaches in 2015.

Feb 13 2018

Airlines turn to technology to solve overbooking puzzle

LONDON/BERLIN Being offered cash at the gate to take a later flight because of overbooking may become a rarity if technology being examined by major airlines such as British Airways , JetBlue and Qantas catches on.

Feb 13 2018

Norwegian Air plans new routes from London to South America

LONDON Norwegian Air plans to serve new destinations in South America from London, prompted by strong demand for flights to Buenos Aires which begin this week as it ramps up its budget operation on long-haul routes.

Feb 08 2018

Return of tourists to Turkey helps Thomas Cook offset Spanish costs

LONDON Recovering demand for holidays to Turkey will help offset the impact of rising costs in Spain, British travel company Thomas Cook said on Thursday, leaving it on course to meet annual profit forecasts.

Feb 06 2018

Carillion's former chairman takes 'full responsibility' for collapse

LONDON The chairman of Carillion said he took "full and complete" responsibility for the construction firm's collapse, which has put thousands of jobs on the line and left creditors, suppliers and pensioners facing losses of millions of pounds.

Jan 30 2017

Resurgent Tesco surprises with $4.6 billion swoop for wholesaler Booker

LONDON Britain's biggest retailer Tesco agreed a surprise 3.7 billion pound ($4.6 billion) takeover of food supplier Booker on Friday, increasing its exposure to the fast growing catering sector.

Jan 24 2017

EasyJet hit by weaker pound as low-fare battle rages

LONDON British low-cost airline easyJet said the weaker pound would hit profit more than expected this year, sending its shares lower on Tuesday as it battles to cope with the price war raging in Europe's short-haul travel market.

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