Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) price in Delhi was cut by Rs 5,469.12 per kilolitre (kl), or 11.7 percent, to Rs 40,938.24 per kl, oil companies announced today.
This is one of the steepest reductions, the biggest being a cut of Rs 7,520 per kl, or 12.5 percent, on January 1. Prior to today's reduction, jet fuel rate was cut by 9.4 percent to Rs 46,407.36 on August 1 and by Rs 2,086.56 per kl to Rs 51,267.36 on July 1.
ATF, just as fuel in aeroplanes, today costs 33 percent less than petrol that drives two-wheelers and cars. After a Rs 2 per litre cut effected from today, petrol in Delhi costs Rs 61.20 per litre as compared to jet fuel rate of Rs 40.93 a litre.

Simultaneously, the oil firms have also cut prices of non- subsidised LPG, which consumers buy after exhausting their quota of subsidised cooking fuel, by Rs 25.50 per 14.2-kg bottle.
Non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) price in Delhi has been cut to Rs 559.50 per cylinder as compared to Rs 585 previously.
The three fuel retailers - IOC, Hindustan Petroleum and Bharat Petroleum - revise jet fuel prices and non-subsidised LPG rates on the first day of every month, based on the average international price in the preceding month.


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