Independence Air is likely to have only around $5 million in cash by year end, a level that is "inconsistent with continued operations," JP Morgan analyst Jamie Baker stated in a report released Friday. Furthermore, with "no identifiable assets to leverage," debtor-in-possession financing for Independence "appears elusive." The airline, which markets itself as FLYi, lost $192.2 million in 2004 and ended the year with $169.2 million in cash and short-term investments, according to Baker. He ...

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