Their life is exciting, successful, demanding and whatever they do, they do with style. Celebrities that own their private jets establish their place, their wealth, their importance in the world; hence private jets are providers of luxury and comfort, without the fuss and delays of a commercial flight, no matter whether they are flying first class or regular.
These are magnificent aircraft that pamper their owners by holding the most advanced technology devices in aviation and offer incredible amenities for their fun and comfort. Indeed, there is not a private jet owned that is not transformed to be an extended part of celebrity personality: just see the 23 karat gold logo display in Donald Trump’s Boeing 727, or the beautiful Tom Cruise´s Gulfstream IV, celebrated as one of the most beautiful private aircraft, either for its advanced technology or art design furniture.
Let’s explore the most important private jets owned by celebrities.
OPRAH WINFREY Private Jet: Bombardier Global Express XRS ($42 Million)
An inspiration to millions, Oprah Winfrey, has rightly become one of the biggest celebrity in the U.S. Her customized Global Express XRS VIP jet, takes care of her business and stylish travels. The aircraft has been embellished with the most advanced technology like a higher cruise speed that increases range, and two Rolls-Royce BR710 engines that give the jet the potential to attain a maximum altitude of 51,000 feet, with a cruising speed of Mach 0.89.
TOM CRUISE Private Jet: Gulfstream IV ($36 Million)
Here is the case were de aircraft has the same prestige as its owner. Tom Cruise, the Top Gun actor, develop a real love for flying in his private jet Gulfstream IV. The plane accommodates 19 passengers. Incredible so, the plane also refreshes the air inside the cabin every two minutes
Designed by Gulfstream Aerospace, the aircraft has a maximum range of 7,820 km and can climb to an altitude of 45,000 feet. Powered by two Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engines, the Gulfstream IV can achieve a maximum speed of Mach 0.80.
JOHN TRAVOLTA Private Jets: (3) Gulfstream jets, (1) Boeing 707-138, (1) Lear jet
John Travolta´s passion for private jets has made him famous among celebrities and media. The Pulp Fiction actor is a certificated pilot for Boeings 707 and had transformed his house in a functional airport, with two runways and space to park his five private jets.
One of his dearests is the 707-138, suitable to made long distance travels and seats 200 people. Another plane close to the actor´s hart is the Gulfstream 2, with a range of 6.635 km, seats to accommodate ten people and a Rolls Royce Spey engine.
BILL GATES Private Jet: Bombardier BD-700 Global Express ($40 Million)
Microsoft co-founder has said to the media that his only extravagances purchases in life have been his Porsche and his private jet, but wait and see what an acquisition. Chairman Bill Gates owns one of the most luxurious aircraft in the world, a Bombardier BD-700 Global Express. There is no much description of its interior design, but regarding avionic technology, the Global 5000 can travel at the speed of sound (Mach 1) up to 9,300 km non-stop.
JIM CARREY Private Jet: Gulfstream V ($59 Million)
Imagine the experience in flying Jim Carrey´s private jet. Is possible to have the experience because the actor, and producer, Jim Carrey, charters his Gulfstream V to individuals that are interested in live the sensation of a private luxury fly. The mask´s private jet is one of the most respected jets regarding planes and can take Jim to any destination in the world, nonstop, as it is one of the longest range aircraft ever made.
DONALD TRUMP Private Jet: Boeing 727-23 ($3 Million to $8 Million)
The real estate tycoon Donald Trump, live with stylish bravura. His private Boeing 727-23 boast a master bedroom, a guest bedroom, spacious lounge with sofas, leather armchairs, personal high-tech TVs and gold-plated seatbelt buckles. It is a place where he summits essential business meetings, especially with his daughter Ivanka. Pillows and cushions are imprinted with the clan’s crest; 32 passengers can fly comfortably.
The fact is that many people, now and days, want to live the experience of celebrities owned jets, and there is an industry that can offer the experience. Look around, and you will see.