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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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.
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 labour side.
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.
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
(This December 7 story corrects to clarify Christo Wiese did not start Pepkor in paragraph 10) | Video
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.
BERLIN German pilots at Ryanair have called for a four-hour strike on Friday that is set to be the first by pilots in the company's history after the Vereinigung Cockpit union said it was unhappy with the Irish airline's approach to talks.
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.