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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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24 Apr 2018

Germany, France agree main needs of new joint fighter programme

BERLIN/PARIS Germany and France have agreed on the central requirements for a new fighter jet to replace Eurofighter Typhoon and Rafale warplanes beginning in 2040, German military sources said.

24 Apr 2018

Germany, France agree main needs of new joint fighter programme

BERLIN/PARIS, April 24 Germany and France have agreed on the central requirements for a new fighter jet to replace Eurofighter Typhoon and Rafale warplanes beginning in 2040, German military sources said.

21 Apr 2018

U.S., Europe order emergency checks on engine type in Southwest accident

WASHINGTON/PARIS U.S. and European airline regulators on Friday ordered emergency inspections within 20 days of nearly 700 aircraft engines similar to the one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines engine blowout earlier this week, citing risks of a similar mishap. | Video

20 Apr 2018

Southwest challenged engine maker over speed of safety checks

Southwest Airlines Co clashed with engine-maker CFM over the timing and cost of proposed inspections after a 2016 engine accident, months before the explosion this week of a similar engine on a Southwest jet that led to the death of a passenger, public documents showed.

19 Apr 2018

Airlines check some Boeing 737 engines after fatal Southwest accident

SINGAPORE/PARIS Global airlines began inspecting some Boeing 737 engines on Wednesday as an investigation gathered pace into an explosion which killed a passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight in the first fatal U.S. airline accident in almost a decade. | Video

12 Apr 2018

Norway's Wideroe says may increase Embraer jet order

ABERDEEN Scandinavia's largest regional airline said on Thursday it aims to increase its order for E2 jets after it received the first of three new-generation aircraft from Brazil's Embraer to become its inaugural operator.

11 Apr 2018

Exclusive: Airbus suspends A320 revamp study amid output problems

PARIS Airbus has shelved advanced studies aimed at improving its A320neo jet family, designed in part to fend off a mid-market plane that Boeing hopes to build, two people familiar with the matter said.

10 Apr 2018

Boeing beats Airbus on first quarter jetliner data, rejigs backlog

Boeing Co outsold European rival Airbus almost four to one in the first quarter and increased deliveries by a stronger-than-expected 9 percent compared with the same period last year, company data showed on Tuesday.

23 Mar 2018

Boeing set to win American wide-body jet order: sources

PARIS/NEW YORK Boeing Co is close to winning a keenly fought contest to supply 787 Dreamliner jets to American Airlines , beating European competition from the Airbus A330neo, three people familiar with the matter said.

21 Mar 2018

Airbus to name new CEO at the end of the year

PARIS The board of Airbus will nominate a new CEO at the end of the year, the European aerospace company said on Tuesday as it pledged to implement an independent selection process.

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