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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

24 May 2018

Cathay Pacific revamps loyalty programme with focus on customer spending

SINGAPORE Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways has made the biggest overhaul to its loyalty programme in a decade, with airfares paid now playing a larger part in determining customer rewards, the head of the business said on Thursday.

17 May 2018

Singapore Airlines beats expectations with highest profit in seven years

SINGAPORE Singapore Airlines Ltd on Thursday topped market expectations by reporting a 148 percent rise in full-year net profit to the highest level since 2011, as passenger and cargo revenue rose and it benefited from a transformation program.

14 May 2018

AirAsia looks to win back trust after supporting ousted Malaysian leader

SINGAPORE AirAsia Group Bhd will be looking to mend relations with customers and a new government after its boss Tony Fernandes backed ousted Malaysian leader Najib Razak, analysts and experts said.

12 May 2018

Trump, Kim summit in Singapore presents logistical challenges for North Korea

SINGAPORE North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's trip to Singapore for talks with U.S. President Donald Trump poses logistical challenges that are likely to include using Soviet-era aircraft to carry him and his limousine, as well as dozens of security and other support staff.   

11 May 2018

Trump, Kim summit in Singapore presents logistical challenges for North Korea

SINGAPORE, May 11 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's trip to Singapore for talks with U.S. President Donald Trump poses logistical challenges that are likely to include using Soviet-era aircraft to carry him and his limousine, as well as dozens of security and other support staff.

27 Apr 2018

Better battery packaging on planes overlooks other safety concerns: airlines

MONTREAL/SINGAPORE New global packaging standards expected in late 2018 will allow lithium-ion batteries back into passenger plane cargo holds, pending design and regulatory approval, but some airlines say the new rule overlooks other safety concerns.

25 Apr 2018

Cathay Pacific expects return to core airline profitability in 2019, CEO says

SINGAPORE Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd expects its core airline business, which has been operating at a loss, to swing into the black next year as a turnaround plan bears fruit, the carrier's chief executive said on Wednesday.

20 Apr 2018

Airlines back creation of global drone registry: IATA

(This April 17 story has been corrected in the final paragraph to show Aviareto operates a registry that tracks financial interests in aircraft, not ICAO registry for manned aircraft)

19 Apr 2018

Airlines mishandling fewer bags as technology improves: SITA report

SINGAPORE Airlines are improving their baggage management practices, with the rate of mishandled bags falling by 70.5 percent over the last decade to a record low as technology allows for better tracking, according to a report released on Thursday.

19 Apr 2018

Airlines inspecting Boeing 737 engines after fatal Southwest incident

SINGAPORE Some major customers of Boeing Co's popular 737 jets including Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Wednesday they were inspecting engines of the type that blew apart mid-air on a fatal Southwest Airlines Co flight on Tuesday. | Video

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