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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DUBLIN/BERLIN Ryanair endured its worst one-day strike on Friday after a walk-out by pilots in five European countries disrupted the plans of an estimated 55,000 travellers with the budget airline at the height of the summer holiday season. | Video
Frankfurt Mit einem der größten Streiks in der Geschichte von Ryanair haben die Piloten den irischen Billigflieger am Freitag unter Druck gesetzt.
BERLIN/LONDON European travel and tourism group TUI Group said a summer heatwave in northern Europe would prevent it from beating its forecasts, falling in line with rival Thomas Cook which has also warned about the impact of hot weather.
BERLIN/FRANKFURT Ryanair will cancel about one in six of its flights on Friday after pilots based in Germany voted to join 24-hour stoppages set to hit Europe's biggest airline in Ireland, Sweden and Belgium at the height of the holiday season. | Video
BERLIN Lufthansa raised its ticket price forecasts for the rest of 2018 on Tuesday as the demise of rival Air Berlin drove demand on German and North Atlantic routes, lifting its shares.
BERLIN Germany is stepping up efforts to prevent companies in critical industries from falling into Chinese hands, taking a stake in a high-voltage network operator and planning to veto the sale of a machine-tooling business.
(This version of the July 18 story corrects aircraft in paragraph 10 to 787, not 737.)
FARNBOROUGH, England/SINGAPORE Airplane manufacturers are working to adapt jets to reduce the number of pilots needed for long-haul flights and to build new cockpits designed for a single aviator in order to ease a global pilot shortage and cut airline costs.
FARNBOROUGH, England Airbus is activating its Brexit contingency plans as the British government's strategy for leaving the European Union appears to be "unravelling," the head of Europe's biggest planemaker said on Wednesday.
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