5 Interesting Private Jet Facts

  • Published on March 25, 2016

5 Interesting Private Jet Facts


Charter Jet RentalA private jet charter is now one of the most sought after travel mediums due to its privacy, independence, and ambiance, in which one cannot receive by other means of transportation. You may already know a few things about private jets (and if you have additional questions, Jet the World is here to answer any and all of your private jet questions), but here are some interesting facts about private jets that you may not know:

  1. In the US, the most popular private jet model is the Cessna Citation Excel, also known as the Citation XL, which is a mid-sized jet.


  1. The most expensive private jet in the world is the Airbus A380 and is owned by Prince Alawaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia. Some of the features of his jet include a stable for horses and camels, a 2-car garage, and a rotating prayer room.


  1. The US makes up 52.3% of the world market for private jets; Europe 19.5%: Asia Pacific 10.9%; Latin America 9.4%; and the Middle East & Africa at 7.9%.


  1. The biggest event for private jet travel is the Super Bowl. Other top events include the Masters Golf Tournament and the Art Basel festival in Miami Beach.


  1. In 2015, the average age of Active FAA Pilots was 38.9 years old, with private jet pilots averaging 44.6 years old.


  1. The 2012 Summer Olympics in London brought in an additional 4,000 aircrafts to London’s airports. This year’s 2016 Summer Games in Rio is also expected to see a rise in private jet takeoffs and landings.


  1. The top 5 busiest US airports for international passenger traffic include: John F. Kennedy International in NYC, Miami International, Los Angeles International, Newark Liberty International, and O’Hare International in Chicago.


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Statistics source: GAMA