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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.

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Bombardier sees strong demand for $1 billion bond offering

Bombardier Inc said on Monday it priced $1 billion (755.4 million pounds) worth of seven-year bonds at par with a final yield of 7.5 percent per year, underscoring strong demand for the deal partly slated to retire debt maturing in 2019.

18 Nov 2017

Business jets risk U.S. pilot shortage on competition from airlines

MONTREAL Business jet operators, already offering double digit raises to attract pilots, could face a labour shortfall in North America as they compete with U.S. airlines for talent, executives and analysts said.

14 Nov 2017

EgyptAir signs $1.1 billion deal for 12 Bombardier CSeries jets

DUBAI/MONTREAL State-owned EgyptAir signed an initial order for 12 Bombardier Inc CSeries jets on Tuesday, marking the Canadian planemaker's second deal for the aircraft this month after a 1-1/2-year-long sales drought.

10 Nov 2017

U.N. aviation agency recommends weaker rules for biofuels: sources

MONTREAL The United Nations' aviation agency on Friday recommended scaling back criteria for biofuels used on international flights as part of a compromise with developing countries who felt the rules would be too stringent, two sources familiar with the discussions said.

09 Nov 2017

NAFTA uncertainty could delay corporate investment: Magna CEO

Canadian auto parts maker Magna International Inc's chief executive said on Thursday that uncertainty over NAFTA and proposed U.S. corporate tax cuts could prompt companies to suspend investment or pour capital into the United States.

08 Nov 2017

Airbus eyes Canadian military deal, further cooperation with Bombardier

OTTAWA/MONTREAL Airbus SE could cooperate further with Bombardier Inc beyond a recent venture in the CSeries jets, if its fighter jet is permitted to compete in a Canadian military procurement, and its partners agree, an executive said on Wednesday.

02 Nov 2017

Bombardier gets new CSeries jet order, but deliveries cut

Bombardier Inc scaled back CSeries jet deliveries by around a third because of engine delays, but said on Thursday it received its first order for the narrowbodies in 18 months, helping send shares up 4 percent.

27 Oct 2017

After CSeries deal, Bombardier aero unit faces uncertain future

MONTREAL Bombardier Inc secured the future of its struggling CSeries jet but still needs to find ways to spur growth in other units that have aging products or face larger rivals, industry players and analysts said.

25 Oct 2017

Air Canada beats on yields, optimistic on future bookings

Air Canada beat estimates, helped by third-quarter yields and lower costs, with executives from the country's largest airline optimistic about travel heading into the busy winter season.

25 Oct 2017

Bombardier reviewing CSeries deliveries due to UTC engine fixes

Bombardier Inc on Tuesday said it was reviewing 2017 delivery plans for its CSeries jets, after U.S. engine parts maker United Technologies said it was resolving issues with its geared turbofan (GTF) engines to make them more durable.

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