"Each state has a different tax. Due to this, the refuelling (for airlines) cost completely changes. We feel that it should be done. I hope the GST Council takes a call on that and we are pursuing this with the council continuously.
Airlines have been demanding inclusion of ATF in the new indirect tax regime.
Airlines could expect an annual relief of up to Rs 5,000 crore by way of input tax credit if ATF is brought under GST.
The move could cushion them from the burden of increased jet fuel prices, besides providing relief to customers.
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