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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

Mar 20 2018

Ryanair to buy Niki Lauda airline in challenge to Lufthansa

BERLIN/DUESSELDORF, Germany Ryanair has agreed to buy a majority stake in the new Austrian leisure airline founded by former motor racing champion Niki Lauda in a major push on the German and Austrian markets dominated by Lufthansa . | Video

Mar 15 2018

Lufthansa's growth plans clipped by plane delivery delays

FRANKFURT Lufthansa has cut its growth plans for the year citing a lack of planes and crew after reporting a 70-percent jump in profit for 2017 on Thursday. | Video

Mar 09 2018

Europe's tourist hot spots look for ways to cope with the crowds

BERLIN Europe's tourist hot spots are looking for new ways to cope with "overtourism," where cities like Venice, Dubrovnik and Barcelona are struggling to manage huge crowds arriving daily on cheap flights and cruise ships.

Mar 07 2018

Qatar Airways to report very large loss for current fiscal year: CEO

BERLIN Qatar Airways will report a "very large loss" because of a regional political dispute that has slapped restrictions on the airline, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

Feb 16 2018

Air France-KLM shares slide over cost discipline disappointment

BERLIN/PARIS Worries about Air France-KLM's ability to reduce costs sent the group's shares down on Friday, after the company slightly missed profit and cost-cutting targets in 2017.

Feb 14 2018

Higher wages, fuel prices turn up cost pressure on airlines

BERLIN With inflation paramount in investors' minds at a time of rising wages and oil prices, the line separating winners and losers in the global airline industry this year looks likely to be drawn on how well they manage costs, especially on the labor side.

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.

Dec 22 2017

Ryanair hit with first ever pilots strike

BERLIN Ryanair failed to avert its first ever pilots strike on Friday as pilots in Germany held a four-hour walkout although airports and the Irish budget carrier said there had been little impact on flights. | Video

Dec 22 2017

Steinhoff scandal knocks $12 billion off value in blow to tycoon Wiese

(This December 7 story corrects to clarify Christo Wiese did not start Pepkor in paragraph 10) | Video

Dec 22 2017

Ryanair hit with first ever pilots strike

BERLIN, Dec 22 Ryanair's efforts to avert its first ever pilots strike collapsed on Friday as pilots in Germany held a four-hour walkout although airports said there had been little impact on flights.


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