Jet, Kingfisher hike fares by Rs 100-200

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New Delhi, Jul 15 (UNI) Air passengers have got yet another dose of fare hike.

Jet-JetLite and Kingfisher-Deccan have raised fuel cess by Rs 100-200, almost a fortnight after the oil marketing PSUs increased the aviation turbine fuel (ATF) prices by 4.3 per cent on June 30.

While Kingfisher's hike came into effect last night, Jet said its new surcharge will be effective from tomorrow.

For distance up to 750 km, the surcharge has gone up by Rs 100 from Rs 2,250 to Rs 2,350, while for distance above 750 km, the surcharge has increase by Rs 200 from Rs 2,900 to Rs 3,100.

With the latest hike, flying out from Delhi will now cost a minimum of Rs 6,500 on a full service carrier.

Air India (domestic) and low cost carriers such as SpiceJet, IndiGo and GoAir are yet to announce a hike.

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