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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

Aug 10 2018

Ryanair strike hits 55,000 passengers across Europe

DUBLIN/BERLIN Ryanair endured its worst one-day strike on Friday after a walk-out by pilots in five European countries disrupted the plans of an estimated 55,000 travelers with the budget airline at the height of the summer holiday season. | Video

Aug 10 2018

Ryanair-Piloten streiken für bessere Arbeitsbedingungen

Frankfurt Mit einem der größten Streiks in der Geschichte von Ryanair haben die Piloten den irischen Billigflieger am Freitag unter Druck gesetzt.

Aug 09 2018

TUI cautions that summer heatwave to dampen holiday demand

BERLIN/LONDON European travel and tourism group TUI Group said a summer heatwave in northern Europe would prevent it from beating its forecasts, falling in line with rival Thomas Cook which has also warned about the impact of hot weather.

Aug 08 2018

Ryanair strike widens as German, Dutch pilots join Friday stoppage

BERLIN/FRANKFURT Ryanair will cancel about one in six of its flights on Friday after pilots based in Germany voted to join 24-hour stoppages set to hit Europe's biggest airline in Ireland, Sweden and Belgium at the height of the holiday season. | Video

Jul 31 2018

North Atlantic tailwinds lift Lufthansa revenue outlook

BERLIN Lufthansa raised its ticket price forecasts for the rest of 2018 on Tuesday as the demise of rival Air Berlin drove demand on German and North Atlantic routes, lifting its shares.

Jul 27 2018

Germany moves to protect key companies from Chinese investors

BERLIN Germany is stepping up efforts to prevent companies in critical industries from falling into Chinese hands, taking a stake in a high-voltage network operator and planning to veto the sale of a machine-tooling business.

Jul 20 2018

Days of MRJ regional jet delays are over, manufacturer says

(This version of the July 18 story corrects aircraft in paragraph 10 to 787, not 737.)

Jul 18 2018

Two become one? Planemakers work on tech to cut pilot numbers

FARNBOROUGH, England/SINGAPORE Airplane manufacturers are working to adapt jets to reduce the number of pilots needed for long-haul flights and to build new cockpits designed for a single aviator in order to ease a global pilot shortage and cut airline costs.

Jul 18 2018

Airbus says activating Brexit contingency plans as UK strategy 'unraveling'

FARNBOROUGH, England Airbus is activating its Brexit contingency plans as the British government's strategy for leaving the European Union appears to be "unraveling," the head of Europe's biggest planemaker said on Wednesday.

Jul 17 2018

Boeing lifts industry demand forecast as air show deals roll on

FARNBOROUGH, England Boeing raised its rolling 20-year industry forecast for passenger and cargo aircraft on Tuesday, as a steady flow of deals on day two of the Farnborough Airshow underscored the industry's resilience to rising global trade tensions. | Video

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