The most expensive private jets in the world
Who among us has not dreamed of having the disposal of his personal plane: here you no economy class without fresh air, the standard menu and cramped seats, which are made to feel like a herring in a barrel.
The following five planes, which are the owners of the richest and most powerful people on the planet, have everything that you could want, from conference rooms to the garage for the car.
757 Donald Trump: $ 100 million
Despite the fact that the aircraft was not designed specifically for the American billionaire, but after a thorough conversion, he began to meet all his needs. There is: a modern home theater with a 52-inch plasma-screen TV and access to your favorite movies owner, spacious room with silk linens, which adorns the coat of arms, private office, equipped with tables and necessary appliances, a bathroom with circular shower, gold-plated sinks and faucets . Stylish décor complement the huge liner crystal lamp "Waterford" expensive oil paintings and seat belts with gold buckles.
Boeing 747-8I VIP Joseph Lau: $ 153 million
The Hong Kong billionaire tycoon and one of the richest businessmen in Asia Joseph Lau owns the Boeing called "Dreamliner". After updating Jet worth $ 153 million it was equipped with the latest technology: vaulted ceilings, spiral staircases, video monitors, flat screen TV, home theater, gym, conference room, wine cellar with rich wine collection, consisting of ten thousand bottles, and even created by Andy Warhol portrait of Mao Zedong, Joseph Lau bought for $ 17, 4 million.
Boeing 747-430 sultan of Brunei: $ 233 million
The Sultan of Brunei, one of the richest monarchs in the world ruled by the State of Brunei Darussalam. Sultan could afford many expensive and sophisticated things, including three private aircraft: two Airbus A340 aircraft and Boeing 767. According to Forbes, the Boeing 747-430 - the largest aircraft of the Sultan, bought from the airline "Lufthansa" for $ 100 million. Another $ 120 million he has invested in cutting-edge trim plane, turning it into a flying piece of gold. Living room, bedroom and bathroom are decorated with pure gold and crystals "Lalique" and sink and a bathroom is completely made out of pure gold.
Airbus 340-300 Alisher Usmanov: $ 350 million
According to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index Alisher Usmanov occupies 34th place in the ranking of world's richest people with a fortune of $ 15, 8 billion. Despite the fact that the disposal of the businessman has an impressive private aircraft, yet it has become a favorite of this particular business jet Airbus 340-300. Initial aircraft cost was $ 238 million, but for the technological equipment of the rich decor businessman put a few million. Airbus 340-300 was named after his father Usmanov "Burhan", and the inscription itself is located on the aircraft fuselage. In size only surpassed by the Airbus 340-300 new giant Airbus 380. It is well suited for long intercontinental flight: on it four engines are installed, and the flight distance of 13 500 kilometers. According to its characteristics it has overtaken even the plane of President Vladimir Putin's IL-96.
the Airbus 380 Prince Alwaleed ibn Talal: $ 500 million
Saudi Prince Al-Walid bin Talal is one of the richest people in the Arab world. Its portfolio consists of shares of companies such as Citigroup, Twitter and Apple. According to Forbes, he is also the owner of the luxurious and prestigious hotels in "Savoy" in London, "Fairmont" in San Francisco, as well as the "Plaza" and "Four Seasons" in New York. At his disposal are more than 200 cars, three boats, three palaces and three private aircraft. In addition to this prince bought the largest, expensive and luxurious aircraft for $ 300 million, entitled "Flying Palace". Another $ 200 million has been invested in the interior alteration, taking into account the Prince personal requirements. But what are the needs in modern Arab sheikhs:
- a concert hall for ten people with a grand piano;
- entertainment area;
- Hammam with marble baptismal font;
- spa office;
- a room with "magic carpet", where on the ceiling, walls and floor are displays showing the terrain over which currently flies an airplane;
- dining room for fourteen people;
- prayer room, where the mats are always oriented towards Mecca with the help of a computer;
- stabling for horses and favorite Prince camels;
- royal hall;
- 20 guest rooms; - 5 bedrooms, each with a bathroom;
- boardroom with holographic displays;
- main staircase;
-Personal throne in the center of the plane, which does not give the owner longed for home.
In fact, the list of these facilities are endless. Eleven attendants work on board the jet. The aircraft can accommodate up to 853 people. The only drawback of this flying giant - Airbus 380 is able to take at each airport.