People use different modes of transport to get to their destination. The poorest usually walk to their desired places, people with a little more money are using public transport, rich ones travel in luxury cars … And what do the richest people in the world do? Many of them have private jets. This, of course, has advantages compared to ordinary people’s way of flying – you do not have to wait several hours to get on board of the aircraft, as well as to take obnoxious control of security. On the other hand, the opponents of this snobbery often say that personal jet is a waste of money that could be spent on something more useful. Whatever your opinion on this issue, look at the 5 most expensive private jets in the world.
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Embraer Phenom 300
Embraer Phenom 3002, developed by the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer ‘Embraer’ is a light jet aircraft with a capacity of 9 passengers and flight range to 3,650 kilometers. ‘Phenom 300’ went on sale in 2008 and climbed up to the first line of best-selling business aircraft – in 2013 60 of these airplanes there sold. Price of ‘Phenom’ is from 5 to 8 million dollars.
‘767’ (Boeing 767) is a large wide-body twin-engine jet airliner, which can accommodate 375 people and fly 11,800 kilometers, but Roman Abramovich, a Russian businessman and owner of Chelsea football club, bought a plane for himself. The jet aircraft interior is decorated with a chestnut wood and gold. The aircraft can often be seen in Luton airport, 48 kilometers north of London, where Abramovich spends a lot of time.
Bombardier Global 8000
‘Bombardier Global 8000’ is able to fly 14,600 kilometers at a speed of 1,000 kilometers per hour, boasts the lowest fuel consumption and low volume of harmful emissions in its class. Jet provides three separate residential premises, including the ‘great hall’. According to the company, a division of the cabin into three zones is based on the research of customers’ requirements worldwide. This aircraft can accommodate from 8 to 19 passengers and can be purchased for the modest sum of $ 66 million.
Dassault Falcon 5X
New ‘Falcon 5X’ made its first flight in the first quarter of 2015. Maximum speed in 1102 kilometers per hour, the range of 9630 kilometers of flight and the ability to land on short runways allow this jet to become one of the most popular in its class. Elegant and comfortable interior of the aircraft is guaranteed, as in the case of other ‘Falcon’ models. ‘Falcon 5X’ can be purchased for $ 45 million.
‘Airbus A380’ is the largest passenger aircraft in the world, due to the capacity of 800 people, so the purchase of aircraft for private use is craziness, but that’s what the Prince of Saudi Arabia Alawaleed bin Talal has made. He bought «Airbus A380» for $ 300 million, and then spent more than $ 200 million to bring it up to something incredible. The list of what you can find on the plane would have been very long, so we mention only that there are spa treatments, steam rooms, paved with marble, giant televisions on the walls and floors, elevators and so on.