India's Kingfisher Airlines Needs $40M To Avoid Cash Crunch

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Loss-making Kingfisher Airlines Ltd. has made a fresh appeal to its lenders for additional loans of INR2 billion ($40.59 million), less than a fourth of what it had asked earlier, in another effort to solve its severe cash crunch problem, a senior executive at one of the lending banks said Saturday, Dow Jones DBR Small Cap reported. "Most of Kingfisher's banks have declared its debt a non-performing asset, so the airline has asked the few banks which have not," the executive told Dow Jones Newswires without elaborating. He did not wish to be identified due to confidentiality norms. Read more.