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 Lufthansa budget unit Eurowings has agreed a deal with the Verdi union that will allow it to hire new cabin crew at short notice from rivals such as bankrupt Air Berlin .
BERLIN With Angela Merkel looking set to remain German chancellor after a Sept. 24 election, another vote that day looks far less conclusive - on whether to shut down Berlin's Tegel airport that served the city through the Cold War.
BERLIN/FRANKFURT Deutsche Boerse has agreed to pay $12.5 million (£9.46 million) of fines to try to draw a line under allegations of insider trading over share purchases by Chief Executive Carsten Kengeter.
LONDON British budget airline easyJet launched a new booking platform on Wednesday to allow customers to more easily connect onto long-haul flights with other airlines, moving ahead of its rivals in a potentially lucrative market.
Berlin/Frankfurt Air Berlin sieht ihre Rettung durch Krankmeldungen vieler Piloten in Gefahr.
BERLIN Insolvent Air Berlin cancelled about 100 flights on Tuesday after pilots called in sick in unusually high numbers, potentially hampering an attempt to find investors to rescue Germany's second-largest airline.
BERLIN/FRANKFURT Thomas Cook's German leisure airline Condor and Lufthansa are interested in taking on a number of planes from insolvent Air Berlin , sources familiar with the negotiations said on Thursday.
FRANKFURT/BERLIN Lufthansa has submitted a letter of interest in Air Berlin's Niki unit and other parts of the insolvent carrier, a source familiar with the talks said on Wednesday. | Video
BERLIN Ryanair would be interested in bidding for the whole of insolvent German carrier Air Berlin , but it needs access to more data on the airline's finances, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary told Reuters.
BERLIN Lufthansa has received more German government support in its bid to take over substantial assets of insolvent rival Air Berlin , with German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries saying she would welcome such a move. | Video
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