Jet Fuel

  • Non-subsidised LPG price hiked by Rs 16.50 per cylinder; ATF by 0.6 pc July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was on Tuesday hiked by Rs 16.50 per cylinder and that of jet fuel by over half-a-per cent after international oil prices surged due to the ongoing Iraq crisis. The increase in rates of non-subsidised LPG and ATF accompanies the Rs 1.69...
  • Non-subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 23.50, jet fuel by 1.8 pc June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Jet fuel prices have been cut by 1.8 per cent and rates of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) by Rs 23.50 per cylinder after the rupee's appreciation lowered import costs. The price of jet fuel, also known as aviation turbine fuel (ATF), at Delhi was cut by Rs 1,285.89 per...
  • IndiGo joins other airlines, hikes airfares by 25 per cent September 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Domestic carrier IndiGo on Friday followed its rivals and raised airfares by 25 per cent. IndiGo joins airlines such as SpiceJet, Jet Airways and Air India who recently hiked the fares by 25 per cent citing rise in input costs. "IndiGo has revised upwards its fares, which are...
  • SpiceJet says airfares will be hiked by 30 per cent September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Air travellers will have to shell out much more for flight tickets in the coming days. Amidst the ongoing economic crisis, low-cost carrier SpiceJet has said that fares will be increased by around 30 per cent. The airline has further said that increasing airfare is of utmost importance...
  • Jet fuel prices hiked by 7 pc; airfares to zoom this festive season September 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Right ahead of the festive season this year, the aviation sector has seen a steep hike in traffic, which means people will have to shell out more for tickets. Jet fuel prices have been hiked by a steep 7 per cent taking the rates to a high of over...
  • Jet fuel prices cut by a steep 5.3 per cent May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Jet fuel prices were on Wednesday cut by 5.3 per cent, the second steep reduction in rates in one month. Aviation Turbine Fuel, or ATF, price at Delhi was cut by Rs 3,545.94 per kilolitre (kl), or 5.35 per cent, to Rs 62,649.95 per kl, according to Indian...
  • Aviation Ministry looks for ways to cut jet fuel prices November 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The civil aviation ministry will try to convince the country's petroleum ministry next week to declare jet fuel as a "notified good," which would lead to exemption from high state taxes, providing some relief to battered local carriers. Jet fuel makes up about half of an airline's costs. Civil...
  • Air travel becomes costlier after fuel price hike September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Air travel has become costlier with major Indian carriers hiking fuel surcharge on tickets, ranging from Rs 150 to Rs 250 for domestic travel and $15 (Rs 825) for a one-way international ticket, following an almost eight per cent increase in jet fuel prices. While Air India introduced the...
  • ATF rates cut by 5 pc, biggest reduction since 2010 June 16, 2012

    New Delhi: In a major relief to cash-strapped airlines, jet fuel (ATF) prices were on Friday reduced by a massive 5 per cent, the steepest reduction in rates since February 2010. The price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or jet fuel, in Delhi was reduced by...
  • Aviation Ministry proposes slashing jet fuel taxes June 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The civil aviation ministry has proposed slashing state taxes on jet fuel, which may significantly bring down costs for ailing local airlines that are reeling under a debt load of $20 billion and annual losses of $2 billion. The ministry has sought opinion from stakeholders on reducing state taxes...
  • Kingfisher begins jet fuel import process April 19, 2012

    Mumbai: Kingfisher Airlines has begun the process of importing aviation fuel, the company said, in a move that could help the cash-strapped carrier bring down its fuel bill but present substantial and costly logistical challenges. High fuel prices are just one of the issues plaguing India's ailing airline industry, but a...
  • Oil firms cut jet fuel price by Rs 170 per litre April 15, 2012

    New Delhi: After three rounds of price hike, state-owned oil companies today announced a reduction in jet fuel prices by a marginal Rs 170 per kilolitre (kl). The price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or jet fuel, in Delhi was reduced by Rs 169.3 per kl, or 0.25 per cent,...
  • Airlines flying on adulterated fuel in India? April 4, 2012

    The DGCA has put the only supplier of fuel testing accessories on notice for not following laid down testing procedures. ...
  • Oil cos hike jet fuel prices by 3 pc from tonight March 31, 2012

    New Delhi: State-owned oil companies on Saturday hiked jet fuel price by about 3 per cent, the third time they have increased rates this month. The price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or jet fuel, in Delhi was hiked by Rs 1,850.96 per kilolitre (kl), or 2.8 per cent, to Rs...
  • Air India mulling to import jet fuel directly March 11, 2012

    Mumbai: Air India is mulling direct import of jet fuel as costs have soared by about 40 per cent in the 11 months of the current financial year, denting the revenues of the debt-ridden carrier by Rs 2,000 crore. The airline is examining the idea of direct import of air turbine...
  • Government notifies direct import of jet fuel February 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Meeting a key demand of the cash-strapped airline industry, the government on Wednesday issued the notification allowing private airlines to import jet fuel or ATF directly. Air carriers interested in importing the aviation turbine fuel (ATF), instead of buying from local refiners, would have to apply to the Directorate...
  • Airline companies to import jet fuel directly February 7, 2012

    New Delhi: In what comes as good news for the aviation sector, the airline companies will soon be allowed to import jet fuel directly. The announcement was made on Tuesday by Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh following a meeting of the Group of Ministers. The Cabinet is likely to take a...
  • Oil companies reduce jet fuel price by 1.3 pc December 15, 2011

    New Delhi: After three consecutive price hikes, state-owned oil companies on Thursday cut jet fuel rates by 1.3 per cent in step with softening in commodity's international rates. The price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or jet fuel, in Delhi was cut by Rs 833 per kilolitre (kl), or 1.3 per...
  • Oil companies hike jet fuel prices by 2 pc November 15, 2011

    New Delhi: State-owned oil companies on Tuesday hiked jet fuel prices for the second time this month, raising rates by a steep 2 per cent with effect from midnight. "The price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or jet fuel, at Delhi's T3 airport was raised by...
  • Oil cos hike ATF price by 2.5 pc September 15, 2011

    New Delhi: After two consecutive price cuts, state-owned oil companies on Thursday hiked jet fuel, or ATF, price by 2.5 per cent in line with firming of international oil rates. Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) price at Delhi's T3 airport was hiked by Rs 1,429 per kilolitre (kl), or 2.5 per cent,...
  • Oil firms hike jet fuel prices by 2.7 pc July 31, 2011

    New Delhi: After a brief lull, state-owned oil firms on Sunday hiked jet fuel, or ATF, prices by a steep 2.7 per cent, in line with firming rates in international markets. The Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) price in Delhi has been hiked by Rs 1,520 per...
  • Aviation fuel prices cut, but no effect on fares July 15, 2009

    New Delhi: With a fall in international prices of crude, state-run oil companies on Wednesday slashed aviation fuel prices by almost six per cent. The new prices will be effective Wednesday night and come after four consecutive hikes. Aviation fuel will now cost Rs 2,220 less per kilolitre. In Delhi, it will...
  • Jet Airways hikes fuel surcharge June 17, 2009

    Mumbai: Carrier Jet Airways on Wednesday said it has raised the fuel surcharge on tickets by Rs 400 across all domestic sectors effective June 17. The move comes a day after state-run oil firms raised jet fuel prices by over 12 per cent from June 16, according to the website...
  • ATF prices cut, airfares likely to be slashed yet again December 31, 2008

    New Delhi: State-owned oil companies have cut aviation turbine fuel (ATF) prices by 6.8 per cent. The cut in ATF price is the eighth straight reduction since August and will be effective from the midnight of December 31-January 1. The prices have been reduced by Rs 2,234 in Delhi bringing it down...