Air transports of heads of state and government are provided by special by aircraft maintained by many nations. One in particular has been immortalized in popular culture. Clearly the only option for fast travel these days is by presidential planes but the world’s billionaires are not exactly flying economy class with the rest of us. You want to travel in the ultimate style and luxury you need to go with nice a aircraft and the leaders of the world definitely know that this is the case.
The future Mexican executive plane side by side with the U.S Air Force One there is little comparison. The dream liner can travel close to ten thousand miles without refueling versus the air force one that must refuel at around the 8,000 mile mark. Air Force One used by the president of the united states operated by the United States air force.
Another famous special aircraft is the shepherd one used by the Pope and operated by designated carriers in different countries. The first head of state or government to receive official and dedicated air transport was the British monarch. The best part of all is that it would be paid for by the state for official out of town businesses. It is about saving time and money. Here is the list of most 20 best expensive Presidential Planes in the world.
- Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Mexico $600:
The Boeing 787-8 dream liner which will be operated by the Mexican air force is the most expensive plance in the world at a price tag of 600 million dollars. The dream liner is state of the art and stock full of luxuries such as the cleanest air filtration system a presidential office and accommodations for guests and journalists with capacity for a total of 250 passengers. Rooms are reportedly equivalent to the best five star hotels a characteristic that most presidential planes cannot boast even when compared to the most developed nations. The dream liner can travel close to 10 thousand miles without refueling versus the air force one that must refuel at around the 8,000 mile mark.
2. Boeing 747 Saudi Arabia $520:
Boeing 747 commonly called a Jumbo Jet is among the most recognizable jet airliners and is the largest passenger airliner currently in service. The four engines 747 produced by Boeing commercial Airplane division uses a two deck configuration. A typical three class layout accommodates 416 passengers while a two class layout accommodates a maximum of 524 passengers. The hump created by the upper deck has made the 747 a highly recognizable icon of air travel. The 747 the only series currently in production files at high subsonic speeds of mach 0.85 and features intercontinental range 7260nm. You need to shell out $520 million for the craziest awesome Boeing 747 money can buy.
3. Airbus A 380 Saudi Arabia $500:
Airbus A380 prince has a net worth of over $500. It was sold in the second half of last year Shadi Sanbar said in an interview with Arabian business declining to say to whom the plane was sold and for what amount. There is an illuminated nook in the divider to hold a scale model of the owner’s absurdly large motor yacht. A huge flat screen television, mounted on the wall opposite the ship model, provides more pedestrian entertainment. There shall be a room with holographic monitors and a prayer room with mats that shall automatically adjust themselves to face Mecca. There are many other features in the Airbus as well such as an elevator that can be used to access different levels.
4. Boeing 767 Zimbabwe $400:
Zimbabwe is now being run aboard an air Zimbabwe Boeing jet in Harare and other cities and towns desperate vendors are being ruthlessly and heartlessly chased away from their vending sites by Robert Mugabe police force and other security operatives of his dictatorial regime. President Mugabe $400 million baby was always going to be controversial. The exterior of the plane has been decorated with the nation flag and the stairs lined with red carpet fit for royalty and the plane performs ably as you would expect of a Boeing.
5. Air Force One US $325:
That is the most notable for its role as air force aircraft carrying the president of the United States. The air force one differs from the standard Boeing 747 relating to interior dimensions and security features. The air force one designation technically applies to the aircraft only while the president is aboard the term is commonly applied to the VC 25 more generally. They often operate in conjunction with Marine one the helicopter which ferries the president to airports in circumstances where a vehicle motorcade would be inappropriate. The main passenger area is on the second floor or main deck. There are three entrances onboard two on the lower and one on the main deck typically the president boards and deplanes for the front main deck entrance via an air stair while journalists and other passengers enter at the lower rear door.
6. Boeing 747 200B US $325:
The 747-200B was the basic passenger version, with increased fuel capacity and more powerful engines; it entered service in February 1971. In its first three years of production the 200 was equipped with Pratt & Whitney JT9D 7 engines. This is the $325 million plane. The convertible version the 747 200C could be converted between a passenger and a freighter or used in mixed configurations and featured removable seats and a nose cargo door. It entered service in 1972 with Lufthansa. The 200c could also be fitted with an optional side cargo door on the main deck.
7. Boeing 747SP Yemen $300:
Fuselage sections were eliminated fore and aft of the wing and the center section of the fuselage was redesigned to fit mating fuselage sections. The President of Yemen coughed up $300 million for the Boeing 747SP but unfortunately it suffered some serious damage in the summer of 2015. The SP’s flaps used a simplified single slotted configuration. The 747SP compared to earlier variants had a tapering of the aft upper fuselage into the empennage a double-hinged rudder and longer vertical and horizontal stabilizers.
8. Boeing 747-400 Japan $300:
Traditional Japanese values may place an emphasis on the natural and simple but the Boeing 747-400 is a $300 million reminder that this Asian country is also on the up and up. Part of the Japan Airlines Jal Aircraft collection this plane is a wunderkind cruising out at 916 Kilometers per hour and going head on for 12,300 kilometers. In true Japanese efficiency the Boeing 747-400 is wonderfully aerodynamic with built in winglets and a wingspan maxing out at nearly 70 meters. It has got four huge engines as well as automatic systematization.
9. Airbus A340-600 Jordan $275:
Airbus A340 is a long range four engine wide body commercial passenger jet airliner developed and produced by Airbus. Designed to replace early generation Boeing 747 airliners the A340-600 is capable of carrying 379 passengers in a three class cabin layout 13,900 kilometers. You have got $275 million. It provides similar passenger capacity to a 747 but with 25 percent more cargo volume and at lower trip and seat costs. In the secondary market the A340-600 is ideal for replacing competing aircraft with 20 per cent lower fuel per trip and a more modern cabin with the latest technology.
10. Boeing 777-300ER Bangladesh:
The Boeing 777-300ER extended range is a state of the art wide body twin jet. Biman is bringing these new aircraft into its fleet. They are operated on routes to Europe with a business cabin of 35 seats and 384 economy seats. Delivery of Biman Bangladesh’s new 777-300ER will usher in a new era of commercial aviation for our nation. Biman Bangladesh Airlines continues to grow as a global airline and the 777-300ER will greatly enhance the long haul network of the carrier. The 777-300ER brings new twin-engine efficiency to the airline’s long haul fleet. The Boeing 777-300ER is 19 percent lighter than its closest competitor, greatly reducing its fuel requirement.
11. Airbus A340-313 Germany $238:
The $238 million Airbus A340-313 is gorgeous and holds nothing back. Gleaming in its black red and gold glory it is a true German beauty. It has good deeds to its merit. It was used to help Libyan citizens evacuate to safety back in 2011. Power and precision meet head on as the Airbus A340-313 cruises along nonstop for up to 8400 miles. It can hold up to 143 passengers and featured rooms just for sleeping as well as a VIP cabin that has got to be super cool.
12. Airbus A340-500 Tunisia $238:
Airbus keeps the A340-500 and the other members of its A340 family updated to meet market requirements and the evolution of technology. This includes state of the art cabin features for passengers along with advanced navigation aids and new capabilities such as the electronic flight bag for points. The A340 optimised 222 inch fuselage cross section gives airlines the cabin versatility to match market requirements from ultra high comfort premium seating to economy class layouts in different. Configuration. Tunisian President was completely satisfied with his $238 million Airbus A340-500.
13. Airbus A 330-200 France $240:
The President can get down to business at any point with internet access that reaches over 10,000 meters above ground. Elsewhere a conference room boasting seating for up to 60 VIP means there is no time to rest aboard this refined presidential aircraft. The Airbus A330-200 which is flashes prices of $240. This modified Airbus sees Francois Hollande transported not only in unparalleled comfort but with a range of practical and convenient amenities that would suit any high ranking political figure.
14. Doomsday Plane US $220:
It can withstand nuclear blasts and asteroids can stay in the air for days without refueling and has the capacity to run the country or even a global war the President’s ‘doomsday’ plane is a steal at just over $220million. The U.S. Air Force has offered a rare glimpse inside its ‘doomsday’ plane, built to protect the President and his inner circle from the ultimate worst-case scenarios. One which acts as the Presidents regular means of long distance transport the plane is specifically designed to run the government and the military from the Air in the event of nuclear war. The equipment on board is so powerful a specially upgraded air conditioning system is required to keep the electronics to keep the electronic cool enough to work efficiently and a specially trained team of tech whizzes stay on board to man the devices.
15. Airbus A340-200 Egypt $166:
A new leisure carrier in Egypt named air leisure is planning to lease a number of the retired airbus A340-200 form Egypt air. The wide body type is the original model of A340 and is now pretty rare with aero line as Argentina retiring theirs and a sole example still flying sporadically in Venezuela. The Airbus A340-200 is $166 million worth of high flying prestige and it does not fail to impress. The main aircraft is fairly modest with no particularly lavish interiors.
16. Airbus A319 CJ Italy $90:
The economic class is divided from the business class by means of a corridor that runs inside the fuselage more or less above the root of the right wing and has plenty of windows on the starboard engine. The seats in the back are obviously smaller and there are 8 rows with 5 seat each 2 on the left and 3 on the right of the corridor. I was given the possibility to take a seat in the VIP area a sort of internal business class made of 8 seats. These are large and ergonomic and they are located in front of desks equipped with telephones and have large LCDs on the opposite wall. You would need to shell out $90 million.
17. Boeing 737 Taiwan $90:
On August 22 the 737 took off from Taipei on a flight to Makung. Ten minutes after take-off from there was a loss of cabin pressure. The flight crew returned to Taipei where repair work was carried out. Later that day the aircraft entered service again as Flight 103 to Kaohsiung. Fourteen minutes after takeoff the aircraft suffered an explosive decompression and disintegrated. Boeing 737 was used extensively on domestic flights within Taiwan since being acquired from United Airlines in April 1976. It is considered highly probable that a factor contributing to the detachment of the down stop assembly was the design of the down stop assembly which was unable to prevent the assembly from falling off if the washer is not installed.
18. Airbus A319 Brazil $81:
Brazil February 22 incorporated this week a new Airbus A319 aircraft. With this new aircraft the company strengthens its policy to operate a newer fleet, providing passengers with more comfort. According to a specialized magazine TAM’s fleet is the newest in Brazil with average age of 7.1 years compared to 11.2 in the sector. TAM operates regular flights to 48 destinations throughout Brazil. It serves 72 different cities in the domestic market through regional alliances. Additionally it maintains code share agreements with international airline companies that allow passengers to travel to a large number of destinations throughout the world. TAM was the first Brazilian airline company to launch a loyalty program.
19. Ilyushin IL 96-300 Russia $50:
The Ilyushin Il-96 is a four engine long haul wide-body airliner designed by Ilyushin in the former Soviet Union and manufactured by the Voronezh Aircraft Production Association in Voronezh Russia. It is powered by four Aviadvigatel PS-90 two shaft turbofan engines. The highest quality navigation and satellite systems keep the Russian President safe and sound while 262 seats accommodate other leaders in the global arena. Much attention was paid to the safety of flight control systems. Its flyby wire control system is duplicated by the mechanical system where all the efforts of the wheel and the pedals are transferred to the handlebars through cable runs.
20. Falcon 900 Ex Easy Ghana $37:
Talk of luxury and speed all packaged together and President John Mill’s plane comes to the foresight. The three engine supersonic jet enjoys an extended range of 9000 kilometers which simply means that it can stay airborne for up to 13 hours. According to a Ghanaian newspaper the Falcon 900 cost $37 million. Ghana simply cannot afford the expenditure at this time and we certainly do not need two presidential jets. This plane goes beyond political party consideration as both the past and present administrations worked hard to acquire it.