Gulfstream G650 has become the most desired private jet for the rich and famous within one year of its launch. So far only 40 units have been delivered and it has a tree year waiting list of almost 160 buyers. It is the world’s fastest private jet and has become available for charter in Europe for the first time. A return trip from London to Dubai in the luxury jet will cost you a whopping £99,000. It costs £40 million to buy but offers the ultimate in luxury travel. It has become the preferred private jet because apart from speed it provides the longest range for any private jet. It is capable of flying between any two points on the globe without a fuel stop.
PrivateFly.com, a private jet booking service has facilitated the availability of this premium private jet for charter. It is a great opportunity for prospective buyers to try the jet before they buy it. It is a G650 based in Switzerland which has become available for third party charter. It is a twin engine aircraft with high-tech luxury interiors including a full bar and kitchen. The standard configuration can accommodate 18 passengers. It has the amenities to provide the passengers a luxurious flying experience superior to other private jets available in the market. The guests are able to request their preference of meals and on board entertainment.
There are big names like Oprah Winfrey, Warren Buffet, and Ralph Lauren who are in queue for the delivery of their G650. The jet is capable of a top speed of 610 mph and recently broke the city pair speed record for New York to Mumbai, making the 6,754 nm trip in 13 hours and 49 minutes. The operators offering to charter the G650 are able to charge a considerable premium as the cost of chartering a comparable private jet like G550 or Bombardier’s Global Express costs 30% less. According to PrivateFly’s CEO Adam Twidell G650 has become the ultimate VIP status symbol. The demand for the jet is so strong that some owners even sold it for a profit of as much as $10 million.