Top 10 Most Expensive Private Jets in the World 2017

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  1. Boeing 737 – Price: $80 million

Boeing 737 was first introduced a couple of years ago at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition.  The base price of the plane was only $57 million. However several upgrades have been made in the interior of the plane which has caused a massive price escalation. Now it costs around $80 million.

The plane can accommodate up to 19 passengers with sleeping facilities for 8 people. There is a king-sized bed in the bedroom, a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. The plane also offers modern technological facilities like the internet and other communication devices via satellite.

  1. Airbus A319 Corporate Jet – Price: $80.7 million

Following the entry of Boeing 737 in the jet business Airbus also joined the business jet market with the incorporation of Airbus A319 Corporate Jet. The plane can normally accommodate nearly 50 passengers but the sitting arrangement can be customized according to customer demand. The plane is extremely spacious and has great fuel capacity. Because of its unique custom sitting arrangement facility, it is preferred by many big corporate businesses.

  1. Boeing 757 owned by Donald Trump – Price: $100 million

The US President Donald Trump owns Boeing 757 which ranks amongst the most expensive aircraft in the world. The interior of the plane features gold fittings across the board starting with the gold seat belts up to gold-plated sink and faucets in the bathroom. Boeing 757 has a glass cockpit fitted with large computerizes screens which display flight information. The Boeing 757 is powered by a pair of Rolls-Royce RB211 turbofan engines to fly for 16 hours and can go more than 500 miles per hour. However, the plane can accommodate only 43 people on board.

  1. Gulfstream III owned by Tyler Perry – Price: $125 million

The Gulfstream III is owned by the famous American actor, producer, and director Tyler Perry. He has customized this plane according to his requirements. He has installed a theater on board with special lighting, electronically controlled cool mood window shades, a 42-inch HD LCD screen and multiple Blu-ray players. Perry’s plane also has a formal dining room, a modern kitchen and a private VIP bedroom.

  1. Boeing 747-81 VIP owned by Joseph Lau – Price: $153 million

The Boeing 747-81 VIP is owned by the Hong Kong-based real estate businessman Joseph Lau. He has beautifully customized the entire interior of the plane. The plane has a huge amount of cabin space which allows its owners to create unique personal suites, private offices, and recreational spaces. Mr. Lau has customized the plane according to his requirement and thereby installed a huge private office for the meeting, guest room and even a personal gym inside the plane.

  1. Boeing 767-33A/ER owned by Roman Abramovich – Price: $120-170 million

Roman Abramovich – The owner of the world-famous football club Chelsea also owns this private jet. It may be considered as one of the most luxurious aircraft of the world since it accommodates a 30 seat dining room on board along with full amenities including a master bedroom. It also has a very lavish guest room as well.  Roman has spent millions of dollars on the customization of the entire airplane which could originally accommodate nearly 300 passengers on board.

  1. Boeing 747-400 owned by Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal – Price: $220 million

The Prince of Saudi Arabia Al-Waleed bin Talal owns this plane which may be considered as one of his cheapest private aircraft because he owns many more of them which cost much higher than this one. The plane originally has a seating arrangement for nearly 400 people. However, the Prince has completely redesigned it to suit his needs. His plane consists of a thrown in the middle, a dining table for 14 people and two luxurious bedrooms.  11 flight attendants are there to take care of the prince.

  1. Boeing 747-430 owned by Sultan of Brunei – Price: $233 million

The Sultan of Brunei who is one of the richest monarchs in the world owns this aircraft. It has been customized so much so that it has become one of the most luxurious airplanes in the world with very expensive interior decoration. It has a living room, bedroom and bathroom all decorated with gold and crystal. Even the washbasins are made of solid gold.

  1. Airbus A340-300 owned by Alisher Usmanov – Price: $350-450 million

This aircraft is owned by Alisher Usmanov – The richest man in Russia, a billionaire. The plane is named after his father and is the largest private aircraft in Russia. It’s even bigger than that of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Ilyushin Il-96. Apart from the base price which costs around $230 million and additional $150-200 million has been spent for interior decoration, installation of state of the art technology and security system inside the plane.

  1. Airbus A380-Custom owned by Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal – Price: $500 million

Airbus A380 which is owned by the Prince of Saudia Arabia Al-Waleed bin Talal is the most expensive private jet in the world with a cost of $500 million. The plane is no less than a luxury palace as it has been dubbed as the “kingdom in the sky”.  The plane consists of a solid gold throne in the middle, a concert hall, a Turkish bath, a garage for a Rolls-Royce and even a prayer room with electronic mats which automatically rotate to face Mecca.

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