Got a spare $100 million? Here are the world's most expensive private jets

Got a spare $100 million? Here are the world's most expensive private jets

Financial markets got off to a rocky start this year, with oil prices falling and uncertainty over the direction of the global economy in focus.

The impact was felt by Steve Varsano, founder of The Jet Business, a private plane dealership in London.

"The way the year started off there was mayhem in the financial markets in January and February and that caused a lot of hesitation in a lot of markets, not just aviation. And on top of that with such a low price of oil, countries and companies that were oil dependent entities, they started to pull back," Varsano explained.

But things have begun to turn around amid a price correction in the jet market.

"We are more busy than we have ever been, we have more deal flow than ever, in the last couple of months it has started picking up," Varsano told CNBC.

So if you're looking to go value shopping for a private jet and have a few million dollars lying around, The Jet Business has put together a list of the most expensive private planes for CNBC to help you.

Boeing Business Jet

Price: US$100 million (S$135 million)

Boeing Business Jets is a family of planes with the most expensive costing around $65 million and going up to around $100 million by the time it has been customised.

It is considered the top end of the private jet market and typically used by heads of state, sports teams or music stars, Varsano said, adding that the biggest contingent of these jets is bought by Middle East buyers.

This jet has an office and meeting area, kitchen, dining room and a private bedroom and can be customised in many ways.

The Boeing Business Jet can fit eight people and has an interior width of 3.53 meters.

Airbus ACJ319

Price: US$100 million

The Airbus ACJ319 is the rival to Boeing Business Jets and again can cost up to around $100 million depending on the interior.

It comes in two variants - the "Elite" and "Elegance" - which have different interior layouts depending on your needs.

The "Elegance" version has a cinema area, social lounge, office and meeting area as well as dining room and like the Boeing Business Jet, can hold up to eight people.

The inside cabin width is slightly bigger than the Boeing Business Jet at 3.7 meters.

Gulfstream G650

Price: US$64.5 million

This could be the private jet for you if you suffer bad jet lag.

"When you are flying on some airplanes, people talk about jet lag. It's not jet lag, it's the cabin pressure. You are flying at high altitude so there's less oxygen. Airlines recirculate the air in the cabin, sometimes it affects you but on a corporate jet you are bringing fresh air and the cabin pressure on G650 is lowest of all jets, which means when you are going on a 10-hour trip, your body doesn't feel the pressure, you arrive in a more relaxed and hydrated situation," Varsano explained.

The Jet Business founder added that the G650 is the fastest plane in production.

It can fit up to 19 passengers and boasts that it can fly 12,964 kilometers nonstop with eight passengers on board.

The G650 cabin width is slightly narrower than the Boeing Business Jet and Airbus ACJ319 at 2.59 meters.

Bombardier Global 6000

Price: US$54 million

It offers less mileage than the G650, but this is one for the Bombardier fans, Varsano said.

The cockpit is known as the Borbardier Vision Flight Deck, a very advanced system and something known to fans of the aircraft.

In the aircraft are a number of rooms such as the "stateroom" - the quietest part of the cabin with a divan, wardrobe and entertainment system.

The internal environment on board is controlled through a touch screen with high-speed internet on board as well.

One of the benefits of the jet is its ability to land at challenging airports due to its "short takeoff" and "slow approach" capabilities.

Dassault Falcon 7X

Price: US$53 million

"The 7X would become the first business jet to use fighter jet technology with an elegant, whisper-quiet executive cabin," Dassault explains of its digital flight control system, which automatically stabilizes the aircraft during turbulence.

It can accommodate 12 to 16 passengers depending on what floor plan you choose and is equipped with showers and a dining area.

Like the Bombardier Global 6000, the Falcon 7X can land at challenging airports with short runways such as London City. This is because the Falcon 7X has three engines instead of two which helps it slow its approach when landing.

It has good endurance and can fly 11,019 kilometers with eight passengers.

Embraer Lineage 1000E

Price: US$53 million

Introduced in 2013, the Lineage 1000E seats 13 to 19 passengers and is Embraer's most luxurious private jet.

Some of the key features include a large master suite with a queen-sized bed with a walk-in shower, a dining room, office desk, and lounge area.

It has a shorter flight distance than some of its competitors; it can fly 8519 kilometers with eight passengers.

But like many of its competitor the Lineage 1000E has the ability to land at difficult airports - making it ideal for the business traveller with a lot of cash.

Bombardier Global 5000

Price: US$43.9 million

Another Bombardier jet with many of the features of the Global 6000, but it can cover a slightly shorter distance in a single flight.

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