Are you looking to travel in luxury?
Let’s face it. When it comes to travel, you have two options. The first is sitting uncomfortably close to two other passengers in a crowded, noisy plane. The other option is flying on your own terms with few other riders and plenty of elbowroom. Of course, the latter option is the clear winner here. So with this in mind, it’s time to look at some of the world’s most wanted private jets.
Now, keep in mind that some of these jets are not yet released. But that still doesn’t mean you can’t get some ideas for traveling in the upcoming years. So if you’re ready to ditch the struggles of economy flights, then join us as we explore the best private jets money can buy!
Price: $43.5 million
When can you get it? Early 2018
Range: 5,200 nautical miles
If you’re a fan of Gulfstream jets, you cannot ignore the G500. Overall, this plane offers only the best of luxury. For starters, you can get where you need to go pretty fast. At a top speed of Mach 0.925, it’s one of the faster jets you’ll ride inside of. Furthermore, you and eight passengers will be able to fly 5,200 nautical miles non-stop. That’s enough to get you from Los Angeles to London in one single trip. Additionally, the panoramic windows allow for some great views when you over major cities. But they’ll also work great for letting in some natural sun rays when waiting to reach your destination. The plane also sends fresh air into the cabin every two minutes. So you definitely can relax while flying in luxury across the globe.
Cessna Citation X+
How much is it: $22 million
When can you buy it: Right Now!
Range: 3,242 nautical miles
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Are you looking to live the luxury lifestyle in the fast lane? Then you can’t go wrong buying a Cessna Citation X+. This luxury jet makes the cut for one simple and quick reason—it’s fast. With a top speed of Mach 0.935, you can fly from one coast of the US to the other in a matter of four hours. You read that right—four hours! This is easily one of the fastest private jets on the market. And the Cessna Citation X+ will remain near the top of this list for plenty of years to come!
Bombardier Global 8000
How much is it: $56.9 million
When can I get it: Early 2019
Range: 7,900 nautical miles
If you’re ready to fly long distances without any stops in between, the Bombardier Global 8000 is your best option. At 7,900 nautical miles, you’re getting one of the largest ranges of any jet on the market. To put this number into perspective, this jet will allow you to fly from Hong Kong to New York in one non-stop flight. So if you’re planning to live a luxury lifestyle in all parts of the globe, this jet will allow you to do so. Of course, it’s not just the range that makes this jet impressive.
With a top speed of Mach 0.90, you’ll get where you need to go pretty fast. In fact, this is one of the faster private jets on the market. As far as the interior goes, you’ll get plenty of space. With a three-zone cabin of 2,236 cubic feet, you and up to eight other passengers will have all the elbowroom they’ll ever need on a luxury flight!
This luxury jet won’t hit the market for at least another two years. But honestly, the incredible range alone makes the wait worthwhile.
Price: $65 million
When can you buy it?: Now!
Range: 7,000 nautical miles
Some of us feel fly like a G6. Others of us fly in the G6. And thankfully, the Gulfstream G650 allows both to happen. Upon riding in this luxury jet, you’ll find it gets you where you want to go—and fast. At a top speed of Mach 0.925, you’ll be flying faster than any commercial flight will ever dream of traveling. In fact, you can probably count on one hand how many non-military jets go this fast. But it’s not just the speed that’s impressive here.
At a range of 7,000 nautical miles, you can fly from Los Angeles to Tokyo in one single trip. Is there really any better way to travel between countries? If you want to bring your friends along for the luxurious life, this private jet allows room for up to 18 other people. So you won’t always need to fly alone! If you’re looking to get your hands on one of these private jets, you’ll need to sign up on a three-year waiting list. But honestly, with specs like these, the wait will be well worth it!
Price: $45 million
When can you get it: 2020—possibly later
Range: 5,200 nautical miles
Are you looking for a comfortable luxury flight? Then the assault Falcon 5X is the perfect luxury jet for you. As a whole, this is one of the widest cabins that you’ll ever find. Excluding cockpit and baggage space, you’ll receive 1,766 cubic feet of volume. So if you’re searching for a spacious cabin, you won’t want to overlook this private jet!
Cessna Citation Hemisphere
Price: About $35 million
When can you get it: No specific dates announced yet, but first flight is scheduled for 2019
Range: 4,500 nautical miles
Cessna is at it again with an impressive luxury jet! So far, we don’t have too many details. But we still have no doubt this jet will allow you to fly with the ultimate luxury.
For starters, the top speed is rumored to reach Mach 0.9. So you will get you where you need to go extremely fast—about 594 mph. You will also be able to bring 11 other passengers along with you on your flights. Thus, you can share the luxury lifestyle with some friends if you prefer.
Cessna also promises a spacious cabin as well. The company hasn’t provided any specific numbers yet, but we won’t argue with extra elbowroom when flying.
Price: $8.9 million
When can you buy it: Somewhere around early 2018—but it won’t arrive until early 2020
Range: 1,949 nautical miles
What makes the Pilatus PC-24 so special is that you can take off and land on unpaved runways. This means that grass strips are fair game here. Because of this amazing feature, you’ll be able to land in more than 20,000 airports across the globe—pretty impressive for a private jet. There’s also the Advanced Cockpit Environment. This technology ensures your pilots fly your jet comfortably with four LCD screens and all the critical information they will ever need. You’ll also fly quickly in this luxury jet, as the PC-24 reaches cruise speeds of 506 mph—so you won’t waste any time getting to your destinations.
Joshua Gray is a writer and blogger who enjoys the finer and luxurious side of life. Little grabs his attention more than fast cars and trendy fashion/ designs. At the end of the day, he hopes his works and attitude can create positive changes in the world. To learn more, you can find him on Twitter @jdgGray
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