New Delhi: Jet fuel price was hiked by a steep 7.5 per cent on Monday and rates of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) by Rs 10.50 per cylinder in step with global firming of rates.Price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or jet fuel, in Delhi was raised by Rs 3,744.08 per kilolitre (kl), or 7.54 per cent, to Rs 53,353.92, oil companies announced today.
On May 1, ATF price was hiked by a marginal Rs 272 per kl or 0.5 per cent to per barrel Rs 49,609.84. Following global trends, the price of non-subsidised or market-priced domestic cooking gas (LPG) was hiked to Rs 626.50 per 14.2-kg cylinder in Delhi from Rs 616 till Sunday. The price hike comes on the back of a Rs 5 per 14.2-kg cut in rates effected from May 1.
Non-domestic LPG, which consumers buy after exhausting their quota of 12 bottles of 14.2-kg each at subsidised rates, will cost Rs 626.50 as against Rs 616 per 14.2-kg cylinder.