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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VIENNA/BERLIN Ryanair may bid for assets of Niki, Europe's biggest budget carrier said on Friday, as administrators scramble to find a buyer for the insolvent Austrian airline before it loses its valuable runway slots. | Video
BERLIN Lufthansa's failure to salvage Austrian holiday airline Niki may slow expansion of the German carrier and its budget unit Eurowings, but it is still expected to benefit from the resulting drop in competition in the short term.
Berlin Nach der gescheiterten Übernahme durch die Lufthansa ist die österreichische Air-Berlin-Tochter Niki pleite.
BERLIN/VIENNA Lufthansa has abandoned plans to buy Air Berlin unit Niki due to competition concerns, grounding Niki and making it the latest to join the list of Europe's collapsed airlines this year.
Berlin/Frankfurt Nach der gescheiterten Übernahme durch die Lufthansa steht die österreichische Air-Berlin-Tochter Niki vor der Pleite.
BERLIN European tourism group TUI is putting contingency plans in place for Britain's exit from the European Union, it said on Wednesday, aiming to address potential problem areas such as flying rights, visa requirements and changes in demand.
BERLIN/DUBLIN Some of Ryanair's Irish-based pilots served notice of a one-day strike on Tuesday and German pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit said strike action was also possible in Germany in a growing push for better conditions at the Irish budget carrier.
BERLIN A wave of consolidation among European airlines is creating pressure on the region's airports because it gives carriers more negotiating power over their hubs, the head of airports association ACI Europe told Reuters.
BERLIN, Dec 12 A wave of consolidation among European airlines is creating pressure on the region's airports because it gives carriers more negotiating power over their hubs, the head of airports association ACI Europe told Reuters.
JOHANNESBURG/BERLIN Shocked Steinhoff shareholders have wiped more than $12 billion off its value since it revealed "accounting irregularities" and parted ways with its chief executive, in a dramatic fall from grace for the South African retailer. | Video