“The biggest personal vehicles are often the most expensive.” To elaborate on this, on land limousines are the biggest type of cars that are meant for transport, in water it is a yacht and similarly, in the air, it is private jet. They all have one factor in common: the big fat bills attached to them. However, here we are not focusing on the “expensive” part of it. Instead, it is the “biggest”. Some wealthy people often want the best for themselves, which often means “big”. And here we have a list of the biggest private jets owned by some of the wealthiest people.
Boeing 747-8 VIP near Joseph Lau
Joseph Lau has the world’s largest private jet. The business tycoon’s personal plane is worth $367 million. Although the aircraft was originally priced at $153 million, the price increased after Lau was amended to cost $214. The aircraft claims the record with its huge size, which is 445 square meters on the inside. It is necessary to mention that it is also the second largest commercial aircraft in the world.
Boeing 747-400 owned by Prince Al Waleed bin Talal
The title of second largest private jet has been claimed by Saudi Prince Al Waleed bin Talal’s 747-400. The Saudi prince’s wealth is well on display with the world’s second largest private jet. The jet has been modified to have two double bedrooms, a dining room, and a Golden Throne. The aircraft was added to the Prince’s collection in 2003 and was later modified with all of the above luxuries.
Alisher Usmanov’s Airbus A340
Any list of private jets seems incomplete without the name of the Russian oligarch. So, here we have Alisher Borkanovich Usmanov, whose Airbus A340 has claimed to be the third largest private jet in the entire world. The oligarch’s beloved private jet is worth $1.4 billion and is named ‘Borkhan’ after his father. There have been reports that suggest the aircraft has been modified with a number of luxuries to raise its value to $450 million.
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Roman Abramovich is famous for being the boss of Chelsea and also in his role as a Russian oligarch who owns ‘The Bandit’, one of the largest private jets in the world. The front end of the private jet has a black stripe, which makes it look like a mask. Hence, ‘The Bandit.’ Like all private jets owned by the wealthy, the plane is packed with luxurious amenities to suit the needs of the oligarch.
Drake’s Boeing 767-200 Private Jet
Rapper Drake is known for his luxurious cars as well as his lucrative luxury lifestyle. Apart from this, the celebrity also has an attractive private jet. Although technically the aircraft is owned by Ontario-based Cargojet. The Boeing aircraft became associated with Drake’s name in 2019 and has remained so ever since.