02 Jan 2019 15:12 IST

Jet Airways defaults on loan repayments to banks

Shares of Jet Airways were trading lower by 2.01 per cent at 275.40 on the BSE

Crisis-hit Jet Airways Wednesday said it has defaulted on loan repayments to banks, according to a filing.

The full service carrier has been grappling with financial woes for quite some time now and has been making delayed salary payments to staff.

“Payment of interest and principal instalment due to the consortium of Indian Banks (led by State Bank of India) on December 31, 2018 has been delayed due to temporary cash flow mismatch,” the company said in a regulatory filing.

The company has engaged with them (banks) in relation to the same, Jet Airways added.

Shares of Jet Airways were trading lower by 2.01 per cent at 275.40 on the BSE in morning trade.

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