3 Of The Best Luxury Private Jets In Singapore—Which Will Fit Your Lifestyle?
First class air travel may offer all the luxuries—gourmet food, an extensive wine list, entertainment and luxury amenities—but nothing beats having an entire plane to yourself. For one, there’s plenty of privacy and security. But most importantly, it means that you can fly whenever you want, wherever you want—no waiting around, or missing a flight because of an extra long meeting.
In fact, you can even take your meeting to the skies, when you’re on board these three Gulfstream jets on our lust list. The aircraft manufacturer's Jet ConneX feature supports real-time TV, high-speed broadband internet access, and FaceTime calls. Of course, Gulfstream’s signature cabin experience is a given—expect a whisper-quiet environment, low cabin altitude, 100 per cent fresh air and panoramic oval windows that frame the beautiful views. Ready to take off? Find the jet for you below.
1/3 Gulfstream G500
A clean-sheet replacement for Gulfstream’s G450, the G500 is bigger, faster (cruising at 561 mph) and flies farther (9,630 km) compared to its predecessor. Sculpted for speed, Gulfstream calls it “the industry's most aerodynamically efficient and advanced wing”.
Inside, the roomy space can be segmented into up to three living areas, accommodating ten seats and a comfortable sofa that sits three. Boasting a sleek aesthetic inspired by racing, the jet’s Velocity concept was shortlisted for the Private Jet Design Concept category in the 2019 International Yacht & Aviation Awards.
2/3 Gulfstream G600
Larger than the G500, the G600 can seat up to 19 passengers in its 45-feet-long cabin. The beautiful interiors decked in luxurious leather and fine wood veneers—which earned it top honours in Private Jet Design at the 2018 International Yacht & Aviation Awards—can also be configured to include up to three living areas with a crew rest; a forward or aft galley; and a shower.
Like the G500, this jet boasts Gulfstream’s state-of-the-art Symmetry Flight Deck which replaces the clutter of knobs and switches with simplified touchscreen controls and features active side stick technology—a first in civilian planes. With a maximum range of 12,038 km, it’s perfect for intercontinental flights.
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3/3 Gulfstream G650ER
Taking a long-haul flight? Then Gulfstream's flagship G650ER is the best choice for you. Having earned 90 speed records, the long-range jet broke another record this year for the farthest business jet flight in history, arriving in Tucson, Arizona from Singapore’s Changi Airport in 15 hours and 23 minutes.
Featuring an ultra-large cabin with up to four living areas, you don’t have to worry about uncomfortable air time either—there’s plenty of space to stretch your legs. The jet’s elegant interior has also been awarded in the Private Jet Design category as part of this year's International Yacht & Aviation Awards.
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