If owning the most expensive cars in the world was not kind of a big deal, perhaps owning the most expensive private aircrafts in this world should.
This might sound unusual to common people like us however for those who have more than enough wealth to splurge it’s more of a style statement & status symbol. Personalized to suit specific requirement, today the private jets have the capacity to house a private theatre, bar etc. Here a countdown to the top 10 most expensive private aircrafts in the world.
This gorgeous looking Boeing Business Jet 2 is owned by India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani. This expensive private aircraft boasts of 1000 square feet of space and has a luxurious lounge along with a boardroom. When it comes to personal luxury it houses an awesome suite, a bedroom and a bathroom. Definitely a “Luxury in the sky”.
This modified 737 was presented at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition to an undisclosed US businessman. It has the capacity of 19 people with facilities for 8. Besides a king size bedroom, it has a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. For professional purposes this expensive aircraft has got a conference room with smart phones and computers connectivity.
You won’t make a mistake while answering the owner, thanks to the bold alphabets printed on the body. Trump bought it from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and customized it for himself. Now it has a large bedroom with a working desk. It has got integrated Home theater system with myriad movies. The luxury of this expensive private aircraft can be seen in gold plated seat belt buckles and bathroom accessories.
This expensive aircraft belongs to American actor, director and producer Tyler Perry. It is customized for “Flying Theater” configuration with 42-inch HD LCD screen, multiple Blue-ray players, iPod docking stations, a satellite TV.
6. It belongs to Real Estate tycoon in Honk Kong, Joseph Lau. It is a perfect blend of “Dreamliner” features and customized splendor. It has got features like vaulted ceilings, spiral staircases and video displays on roofs & walls.
It is famous as “Bandit” due to its cockpit paint, this classy aircraft belongs to Russian Businessman and owner of Chelsea Football Club, Roman Abramovich. Originally it had the capacity of 300 people but later it was customized and interiors are outfitted with chestnut and gold. It can dine 30 people simultaneously and also equipped with anti-missile system.
This was bought by Saudi Prince Talal in 2003 and soon was customized. It has got 2 luxurious bed rooms with a dining table for 14 and 11 flight attendants on-board to maintain the consistency in services
This masterpiece belongs to the Sultan of Brunei- one of the wealthiest monarchs in the world. The original price was $ 100 million but Sultan paid in excess to upgrade the aircraft. It accommodates one living room, a bed room and a bath room decorated with crystal and gold. Washbasins are made of pure solid gold. Bought at a jaw dropping price of $ 233 it ranks 3rd on our list of most expensive private aircrafts in the world.
This expensive aircraft is owned by the richest man in Russia, Billionaire Alisher Usmanov. It’s the biggest & expensive private aircraft in Russia, even bigger than President Vladimir Putin’s Ilyushin IL-96. The original cost was $ 235 million but Alisher paid more for up gradations. It is named after his father “Bourkhan”.
This is the most expensive and most exclusive plane in the world and belongs to Prince Al-Waleed. He also owns 747 which too had the extremes of luxury but it has got something more. It is often called “Flying Palace”. It is soon to be delivered and would consist of a concert hall, a garage of Rolls- Royce and a Turkish Hall. At $500m it tops our list of most expensive private aircrafts in the world.