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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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European passengers set for more flight delays by 2040: Eurocontrol

BRUSSELS The number of European flights delayed by up to 2 hours is set to increase seven-fold by 2040 due to greater travel demand and a lack of capacity on the ground and in the air to keep up with the growth, European network manager Eurocontrol said.

8:21am EDT

Norwegian Air says size matters when it comes to profits

BRUSSELS Norwegian Air Shuttle is reaching a size at which it can be profitable, its founder and CEO said on Tuesday, while reiterating that he will not block a sale of the budget carrier if other shareholders want out.

Jun 18 2018

Lufthansa in contact with Norwegian as airlines size up deals

BERLIN/OSLO Lufthansa is in contact with Norwegian Air Shuttle, which is also the subject of bid interest from British Airways owner IAG, as the German airline looks to get involved in an expected wave of deals in the sector, its CEO told a newspaper.

Jun 06 2018

Airlines warned against complacency after dream safety run

SYDNEY Global airlines, coming off a record-low accident rate in 2017, need to guard against complacency over safety as heavy growth in travel demand stretches the air transport system, industry leaders warned at a conference this week.

Jun 06 2018

Online shopping boom keeps hopes high for air freight profits

SYDNEY An explosion of e-commerce demand is buoying the air freight business, boosting profit at some major airlines despite global trade tensions and underscoring robust consumer confidence.

Jun 05 2018

Airline boss stirs gender debate with provocative comment

SYDNEY, June 5 Promises by the global airline industry to do more to promote gender equality veered off course when one of its top executives suggested his CEO role was too difficult for a woman.

Jun 05 2018

Airlines hope flashier content for travel agents boosts sales

SYDNEY Airlines are betting that a new system for showcasing their wares on travel agents' screens will help sell fancier seats, tastier meals, lounge access and flight options - and give profits a lift.

Jun 05 2018

Qatar Airways could face 2nd straight annual loss amid Gulf crisis: CEO

SYDNEY Qatar Airways could face a second straight year of losses in 2018 amid a regional dispute that has banned the airline from four Arab countries, the airline's CEO said on Tuesday.

Jun 05 2018

Qatar Airways could face second straight annual loss amid Gulf crisis - CEO

SYDNEY Qatar Airways could face a second straight year of losses in 2018 amid a regional dispute that has banned the airline from four Arab countries, the airline's CEO said on Tuesday.

Jun 05 2018

Emirates sees oil, dollar 'double whammy', but demand strong

SYDNEY The president of Emirates airline said the rare combination of higher oil and a stronger dollar, which usually move in opposite directions, represented a "double whammy" in terms of their impact on costs but that passenger demand remained strong.

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