Air fares likely to go up in October
From October, you may have to pay extra on your air travel as oil marketing companies might increase aviation turbine fuel prices after the government recently raised custom duties to 5 per cent on 19 items, including the jet fuel. Rising fuel prices, intense competition and inability to pass on spiralling expenses have been negatively impacting the domestic airlines. The latest decision to impose 5% customs duty on ATF, which is a major component of an airline's operational costs, would add to the woes, according to experts.
Updated : 01 October 2018, 12:40 PM