State-owned oil companies on Sunday raised aviation fuel prices by Rs 948 per kilolitre, or 2.4 per cent. This is the second hike this month in the jet fuel prices.
The fuel will now cost Rs 40,423 per kilolitre effective Sunday midnight. The existing price of the aviation fuel is Rs 39,475 per kilolitre, an oil company official said.
In Mumbai, jet fuel will now cost Rs 988 more at Rs 41,710 per kilolitre.
In Kolkata, prices are up by Rs 1,001 per kilolitre to Rs 48,681, while in Chennai it the hike is Rs 1,033 to Rs 44,526 per kilolitre.
The difference in fuel prices in cities is due to state taxes and differing costs of supply.
Earlier Nov 1, the oil firms increased aviation fuel prices by over 9 per cent.