Private planes return to the attention of Romanian businessmen
The market for private aircraft sales and rentals has started to be again of interest for business people in Romania, the number of people traveling in this way having an upward trend compared to the previous year.
The rental of a business jet is made according to several variables. These include: type of aircraft, year of manufacture and services included. Prices range from 1 500 to 8 000 euros per hour of flight.
Private jet flights
A return flight on domestic routes varies between 5.000-8.000 euros, while a nonstop round trip on the Bucharest-Dubai route can cost 60.000 - 70.000 euros with a super midsize plane, Gulfstream G280 type.
The most popular aircraft models of this type belong to Gulfstream Aerospace, Bombardier Aerospace, Cessna-Textron Aviation, Embraer and Dassault Falcon.
Passengers aboard these aircraft benefit from increased comfort and safety, state-of-the-art equipment, some of the latest and most sophisticated aircraft even having Tempus IC telemedicine systems - a device that, in the event of medical emergencies, uses the latest emergency systems. Satellite communication available on board the aircraft to connect with the doctors on the ground.
As a rule private aircraft of this type have between 5 and 12 seats, but the largest ones can take passengers and 20 on board.
Gulfstream Aerospace, the leading manufacturer of luxury private aircraft, considers the Romanian market attractive. The largest, most luxurious and fastest private jet in the world, Gulfstream G650, was recently presented in Bucharest as part of the Luxury meets Luxury by Idea Events event.
The most used European route: Moscow - Cote d'Azur
Such an aircraft can fly nonstop up to 12,900 km. The cost of such an aircraft amounts to about 65 million dollars, and its delivery can take up to 3 years. Powered by two Rolls-Royce engines, the aircraft reaches a speed close to that of sound and can climb to an altitude of 15.545 meters.
The destinations most frequented by Romanians, who use private planes, are Nice, London, Moscow, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Hong Kong and New York.
In Europe, the most used air route by millionaires is Moscow - Cote d'Azur, and globally they are Miami - New York, New York - Los Angeles, New York - West Palm Beach and London - New York.
The most important market for private aircraft is America, which owns 60% of the air traffic of private aircraft. As for the age of the customers, they are between 40 and 55 years old, and most are men.