Private Jets owned by Billionaires and Celebs
Business Aviation or Private Aviation is the use of an aircraft for a business purpose or private purpose.
Jets are very expensive, with private jet prices exceeding tens of millions of dollars, so only the world’s richest can afford a private plane.
Often a jet charter is used, as the cost of a charter service is less expensive than owning a jet.
A private airplane or business jet is a jet aircraft designed for transporting small groups of people, mostly in opulence luxury.
The aircraft are mostly owned by corporations, billionaires, celebs, and government organizations.
Most Expensive Jet
The costs of jets vary from a few million dollars to several hundred million dollars. The costs are even higher due to the custom private jet interiors. The most expensive jet is probably the Boeing 747-
A Boeing 747 BBJ is the only 4 engine private jet. Most business aircraft have 2 engines. The Dassault Falcon 7X and 8X are 3 engine business jets.
The Airbus ACJ380 is bigger and maybe even more expensive. But we are not sure if one is actually in operation. Saudi billionaire Prince Al Waleed bin Talal ordered one. But he canceled the project.
The plane has reportedly been taken over by the King of Saudi Arabia. Al Waleed still owns the private Boeing 747 with registration HZ-
If we just include jets built-in series. Then this is the list with the most expensive business aircraft in 2021.
|Jet Type||Price ($)||Charter Rate / Hour ($)|
|Boeing 747 BBJ||$260,000,000||$30,000|
|Boeing 787 Dreamliner BBJ||$230,000,000||$28,000|
|Boeing 737 BBJ||$110,000,000||$17,000|
|Dassault Falcon 8X||$60,000,000||$12,.500|
In 2018 there were more than 22,000 business jets in the worldwide fleet. Of which 11% were for sale. About 70% of the fleet is in North America. The European market is the next largest. With growing activity in the Middle East, Asia, and Central America. (Source: Wikipedia).
The Most Popular Jet
The most popular jets, not necessarily in actual sales numbers. But as billionaires ‘like to have’.:
- Gulfstream G650 –
at a price of US$ 70 million.
- Dassault Falcon X8 –
at a price of US$ 60 Million.
- Bombardier Global 7000 –
at a price of US$ 50 Million.
Most popular in actual sales numbers are the. :
- Cessna Citation
- Embraer Phenom
- Bombardier Challenger
Celeb Jet Owners
Famous owners include Donald Trump. He owns a Boeing 757 with registration N757AF. The jet has a dining room. Roman Abramovich owns Boeing 767 with registration P4-
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Private Jet Interior
Designers have created some of the most impressive interiors for business jets. In the photos hereunder you’ll see the interior of a Boeing 747 BBJ design for a head of state. There are also some examples of Gulfstream G650 interiors and those of a Bombardier Global 600o. The custom-built interior of a private jet can cost more than $ 10 million.