Our Top 10 most popular private jets

There’s a very wide choice of aircraft available for private charter, from tiny two-seaters like the Diamond Twin Star, to ultra long range private jets, such as the Gulfstream G650 or even supersized VIP airliner conversions, such as the Boeing Business Jet.

But in the middle are the aircraft that are used most often. Meet the most popular private charter aircraft in our network, and find out what makes them fly.

Need a personalised charter price on any of these aircraft? Search online, contact us, or speak to our expert Flight Team (24/7) on +44 (0)20 7100 6960.

1) Cessna Citation Mustang

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Why fly? The ‘air taxi’ VLJ (Very Light Jet) is fast and the most cost-effective private jet available. The Mustang is the perfect entry-point aircraft for a couple or small group, on a short flight of up to 2 hours.

How much does it cost? A one-way flight from London to Paris starts from £4,800.

2) Cessna Citation XLS family

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Why fly? The world’s best-selling private jet, it comes as the original XL, and newer Citation XLS and XLS+ variants. For flights of 3-4 hours and groups of up to 8 people, it’s comfortable, well-priced and widely-available in the charter market.

How much does it cost? A one-way flight from London to Paris starts from £6,000.

3) Cessna Citation jets

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Why fly? Cessna’s other Citation jet models, such as the CJ2, CJ3, Citation II and Citation Bravo remain popular in the charter market. This is due to their highly cost-effective pricing for short private charter flights, combined with Cessna’s reputation for reliability.

How much does it cost? A one-way flight from London to Paris starts from £4,800 (for a Citation II).

4) Embraer Phenom 100

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Why fly? The Citation Mustang’s biggest rival, the 4-seat Phenom 100 offers a sleek BMW-designed interior, a private lavatory and best-in-class luggage space.

How much does it cost? A one-way flight from London to Paris starts from £5,000.

5) Beechcraft Super King Air

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Why fly? The world’s best selling turboprop, the Super King Air is popular for its low charter price for short flights, and its adaptability for short runways and medevac flights.

How much does it cost? A one-way flight from London to Paris starts from £4,800.

6) Bombardier Learjet 45

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Why fly? Faster and offering slightly more range, Bombardier’s 8-seater Learjet 45 is a rival to the Citation XLS, at the smaller end of the medium jet category.

How much does it cost? A one-way flight from London to Paris starts from £6,200.

7) Bombardier Challenger 850

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Why fly? Bombardier’s Challenger 850 is capable of flights of up to 5-6 hours. It’s also popular for short flights, as a cost-effective option for larger groups of up to 14 passengers.

How much does it cost? A one-way flight from London to Paris starts from £14,500.

8) Bombardier Challenger 350

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Why fly? The widely-available Challenger 350 flies up to 8 people coast-to-coast US or longer cross-continental routes in Europe, with one of the widest cabins in the super-midsize category.

How much does it cost? A one-way flight from London to Paris starts from £14,900.

9) Piaggio Avanti

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Why fly? The stylish Italian light aircraft is known as the posh prop for its quiet and very spacious 7-seat cabin. The Piaggio Avanti beats medium jets on price for shorter routes.

How much does it cost? A one-way flight from London to Paris starts from £5,200.

10) Embraer Phenom 300

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Why fly? Bridging the gap between VLJs and medium jets, the 7-seat Phenom 300 has good charter availability, and offers flat bed seating for excellent cabin comfort.

How much does it cost? A one-way flight from London to Paris starts from £5,800.

Need a personalised charter price on any of these aircraft? Search online, contact us, or speak to our expert Flight Team (24/7) on +44 (0)20 7100 6960.