Their life is exciting, successful, and demanding. Whatever they do, they do it with style. Celebrities that own their private jets establish their wealth and their position in the industry. 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 a 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.
Celebrity: OPRAH WINFREY
Private Jet: Bombardier Global Express XRS ($42 Million)
An inspiration to millions, Oprah Winfrey, has rightly become one of the biggest celebrities 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.
Celebrity: TOM CRUISE
Private Jet: Gulfstream IV ($36 Million)
Here is the case where 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.
Celebrity: JOHN TRAVOLTA
Private Jets: (3) Gulfstream jets, (1) Boeing 707-138, (1) Learjet
John Travolta´s passion for private jets has made him famous among celebrities and the media. The Pulp Fiction actor is a certificated pilot for Boeings 707 and had transformed his house into a functional airport, with two runways and space to park his five private jets.
One of his dearests is the 707-138, suitable to make long distance travels and seats 200 people. Another plane close to the actor´s heart is the Gulfstream 2, with a range of 6.635 km, seats to accommodate ten people, and a Rolls Royce Spey engine.
Celebrity: BILL GATES
Private Jet: Bombardier BD-700 Global Express ($40 Million)
Microsoft co-founder has said to the media that his only extravagant purchases in life have been his Porsche and his private jet, but wait and see what an acquisition is. Chairman Bill Gates owns one of the most luxurious aircraft in the world, a Bombardier BD-700 Global Express. There is not 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.
Celebrity: JIM CARREY
Private Jet: Gulfstream V ($59 Million)
Imagine the experience of 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 living the sensation of a private luxury flight. The mask´s private jet is one of the most respected ones and can take Jim to any destination in the world, nonstop, as it is one of the longest-range aircraft ever made.
Celebrity: DONALD TRUMP
Private Jet: Boeing 727-23 ($3 Million to $8 Million)
The real estate tycoon Donald Trump lives with stylish bravura. His private Boeing 727-23 boasts a master bedroom, a guest bedroom, and a 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.
Nowadays, many people 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. Here you can ask for a quote and we will send you some options.