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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

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Boeing set to win American wide-body jet order: sources

PARIS/NEW YORK Boeing Co is close to winning a keenly fought contest to supply 787 Dreamliner jets to American Airlines , beating European competition from the Airbus A330neo, three people familiar with the matter said.

Mar 21 2018

Airbus to name new CEO at the end of the year

PARIS The board of Airbus will nominate a new CEO at the end of the year, the European aerospace company said on Tuesday as it pledged to implement an independent selection process.

Mar 16 2018

Boeing moves to keep 777X on track after engine snag

SEATTLE Boeing Co has scrambled to reorganize testing of its new 777X to avoid being delayed by engine snags, while robots and mechanics are starting work on the fuselage, the executive who heads efforts to build the world's largest twin-engined jet said in an interview.

Mar 16 2018

Boeing 737 Max 7 narrowbody jetliner makes maiden flight

SEATTLE The smallest member of Boeing Co's upgraded narrowbody jetliner range, the 138-seat 737 MAX 7, began a maiden flight on Friday, the start of several months of trials before entering service next year, the company said.

Mar 13 2018

Boeing studying options for further boost to 737 production

SEATTLE Boeing Co is studying its options for further increases in production of its medium-haul 737 jet, Boeing Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive Kevin McAllister said on Tuesday.

Mar 13 2018

New Boeing jet to accelerate services shake-up

Boeing Co is doubling down on its landmark new strategy designed to muscle in on the business of maintenance providers by making its next jet the laboratory for in-house services that could radically alter the global business model for selling planes.

Mar 10 2018

Britain funds export of CSeries jets in aftermath of trade row

Britain has thrown financial support for the first time behind exports of Bombardier CSeries jets part-built by Northern Ireland workers caught up in a recent trade row.

Mar 09 2018

Exclusive: Boeing has 'cash horsepower' for targeted acquisitions - CEO

CHICAGO The head of Boeing Co said on Thursday the U.S. planemaker can absorb transactions on the scale of a proposed tie-up with Brazil's Embraer without putting at risk internal investments in its business or returning cash to shareholders.

Mar 06 2018

Pressure mounts on Airbus A330 in widebody order battle

PARIS Imminent airline decisions on $10 billion of wide-body plane orders could influence the fate of Airbus' A330neo even before the recently upgraded jet completes flight trials, industry sources said.

Mar 06 2018

Thales' shares surge as company expects to beat medium-term targets

PARIS France's Thales said it expected to exceed medium-term targets it set itself four years ago, as higher defence spending offsets slower telecom satellite markets, sending its shares to surge higher.


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