Money can buy anything except life of course. The most expensive private asset in the form of automobile anyone can ever own is a private jet. Those who can buy these airplanes can be numbered because they are few and influential in the corporate world. The convenience of owning a private jet include avoidance of queues, recreational facilities, time saving and security.
A few years ago, private jets were small airplanes that had a capacity to carry a few tens of passengers. Today, there are private jets that are actually bigger than commercial airplanes, they are designed to offer utmost luxury, speed and convenience to their owners. Here are the top 10 largest private jets in the world right now.
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Top 10 Largest Private Jets Owned by World’s Billionaires
10. Dassault Falcon 7x (Owner: Bill Gates)
It is a three engine private aircraft that has been optimized for hot weather flights at high altitudes. The plane is designed to offer utmost luxury while ensuring high level of performance. The plane can take off at steep angles and land at low speeds making it one of the safest jets to fly. This plane is reportedly owned by Microsoft founder and richest man in the world, Bill Gates.
9. Airbus 319 Corporate Jet (Owner: Vijay Mallya)
This is another great private jet in the world owned by a renowned Indian businessman Vijay Mallya. It is among the many business jets produced specifically for private use. It sacrifices the length of its cousin for width making it one of the private planes with the widest fuselages. It is customized for corporate use with on-board seating capacity of 10 to 39 passengers and crew.
8. Embraer EMB190BJ Lineage 1000 (Owner: George Vergara)
This private Brazillian made deserves mentioning in the top 10 largest private jets because of its size and the level of customisation of its interior. The plane was created as a private version of the commercial model to enlarge the fuselage to allow for interior division of up to five sections including washroom, bathroom and cargo area.
7. Boeing Business Jet 2 (Owner: Mukesh Ambani)
The most famous and the richest Indian is the businessperson Mukesh Ambani. He owns a Boeing Business Jet 2. The plane is designed for private use with 1000 square feet of space and executive lounge, which features a boardroom seating in addition to private suite with a bathroom and bedroom. In essence, it is a “flying hotel.”
6. Boeing 747-81 VIP (Owner: Joseph Lau)
This great private jet is owned by Hong Kong’s most influential and successful real estate investor Joseph Lau. The plane is referred to as “Dreamliner” and fitted with state-of-the-art technology ensuring that it has the best performance and VIP level facilities in the interior. This four-engine giant plane can accommodate hundreds of passengers if it were commercialised, that puts into perspective how huge what we’re talking about here is