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 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.
BERLIN/VIENNA Lufthansa has abandoned plans to buy Air Berlin unit Niki due to competition concerns, grounding Niki and making it the latest to join the list of Europe's collapsed airlines this year.
Berlin/Frankfurt Nach der gescheiterten Übernahme durch die Lufthansa steht die österreichische Air-Berlin-Tochter Niki vor der Pleite.
BERLIN European tourism group TUI is putting contingency plans in place for Britain's exit from the European Union, it said on Wednesday, aiming to address potential problem areas such as flying rights, visa requirements and changes in demand.
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