American Airlines Group strikes key labor deal

|About: American Airlines Group (AAL)|By:, SA News Editor

American Airlines Group (AAL +0.7%) says it reached a tentative agreement with the International Association of Machinists.

The union group is key as it covers more than 11K mechanics, service agents, and maintenance workers.

What to watch: American's ability to enter labor negotiations with a cleaner contract slate post-bankruptcy has improved its leverage.