The wealthiest prefer nowadays to travel by private jets. The rich and famous are increasing the choice to travel by private planes, and according to Forbes, they are 1741 members of ultra-wealthy club, so the booming is not surprising. And they love to travel in style…
Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal al-Saud is famous for modified Boeing 747, the Airbus 321 and even the Airbus A380. This planes are usually ready to seat 800 passengers but have been completely customized to the Prince’s needs.
Mr Dryer estimates that narrow-bodied planes can cost between $25 and $35million to customise, while wide-bodied aircraft – such as 757s and A380s – can cost around $90million just for the interiors.
Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal al-Saud is famous for his stable of private jets with luxurious interiors.
The Saudi prince had a specially designed central seat in the middle of a golden lounge with thick carpets and marble tops in his personal A380 jet.
The unusual concept, unveiled by AirJet Designs, is just one of the somewhat quirkier additions that businessmen and women can request for their jets.
Ensuring that the private jets of the super-rich have everything they could ever need is big business.
Prince Alwaleed’s A380 is said to have a marble-finished Turkish bath, a garage for his Rolls-Royce and even a dedicated prayer area, in which computer-generated mats move to point towards Mecca.
Elite travellers are also expecting improved food service on their jets, with kitchens capable of creating gourmet meals.
Actually, there are no limits to designs that can be created for discerning customers and private jet companies are pushing the boundaries to recreate the comforts of home on board.
And the ultimate luxury for frequent fliers is not to feel like they are cramped on a standard jet.