India’s billionaires consist of a close-knit community of billionaire businessmen from the Tata to Ambanis, who do not show off their money on social media. With ever-increasing income and so much wealth, the crazy billionaire Indians very well know how and where to spend their wealth. So, naturally, they own the most lavish yachts and private jets.
With multi-crore turnovers and businesses across the globe, these billionaire Indians have a slew of swanky vehicles parked in their expansive garage. And the story is no different when it comes to flying either. Let’s take a look at the most luxurious jets these individuals own in the country and abroad.
1) Ratan Tata
Aircraft: Dassault Falcon 2000
Cost: $22 million (approx.)
Indian philanthropist, industrialist, and former chairman of Tata Sons Ratan Tata owns one of the most expensive private jets Dassault Falcon 2000 which costs $22 million (approx.).
2) Atul Punj
Aircraft: Gulfstream IV
Cost: $32.5 million (approx.)
Atul Punj is the chairman of one of the biggest construction and engineering groups in India. He owns Gulfstream IV for his private traveling which is priced at $32.5 million (approx.). The Gulfstream IV and derivatives are a family of twinjet aircraft, mainly for private or business use. They were designed and built by a General Dynamics company, Gulfstream Aerospace, based in Savannah, Georgia, United States, from 1985 until 2018.
3) Gautam Singhania
Aircraft: Bombardier Challenger 600
Cost: $21 million
Gautam Singhania is the chairman and managing director of the world’s largest suit fabric brand Raymond Group. With a net worth of Rs 10,000 crore, Gautam owns the Bombardier Challenger 600 business jet that was designed by international interior designer, Eric Roth and is a combination of brown and beige colours.
4) Mukesh Ambani
Aircraft: Boeing Business Jet 2
Cost: $73 million (approx.)
Mukesh Ambani, one of the richest men on the planet who owns the most expensive home also owns the Boeing Business Jet 2 (BBJ2) which costs a whopping $73 million (approx.).
5) Anil Ambani
Aircraft: Bombardier Global Express XRS
Cost: $38 million (approx.)
Anil Dhirubhai Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Group, leads several stocks listed corporations including Reliance Infrastructure, Reliance Power, Reliance Capital, and Reliance Communications.
6) Kumar Mangalam Birla
Aircraft: Gulfstream G100
Cost: $11 million (approx.)
Kumar Mangalam Birla is an Indian billionaire philanthropist, industrialist, and chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, one of the largest global conglomerates in India. Birla owns two jets, a Cessna Citation and a seven-seater Gulf Stream (G100). He spent an estimated $11 million on the seven-seater Gulf Stream.
Birla owns the Cessna Citation, a private jet with the utmost luxury. The private jet has a high-tech design of luxury cabin interiors and a pilot-friendly flight deck.
7) Adar Poonawalla
Aircraft: Airbus A320
Cost: $1 million (approx.)
The CEO of the Serum Institute of India, Adar Poonawalla owns the Airbus A320. He’s also the man behind the creation of Covishield. The Poonawallas own a chartered flight service, Poonawalla Aviation Pvt. Ltd. (PAPL). It is a non-scheduled operator that provides bespoke chartered flight services.