The super-rich and huge multinational companies are causing an explosion in the sale of private jets, of which nearly 8,000 are expected to be sold over the next decade as demand for the latest and flashiest models grows.
Each of the jets will burn 40 times more carbon per passenger than normal commercial flights, despite growing concerns about emissions.
Nearly 690 new business aircraft are expected to fly in 2019, an increase of nine percent over the previous year.
Aviation expert Brian Foley said: & # 39; People want to be the first to take a new product, it's like an iPhone mania except for jets. & # 39;
The demand for the latest and best private jets creates a boom in the industry among super-rich and multinational companies
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg has helped raise global awareness of the climate crisis and insists on avoiding aircraft
Buyers will pay a combined amount of £ 193 billion over the next ten years and buy 7,600 private planes, according to a report quoted in The Guardian.
Gaetan Handfield, senior marketing analysis manager at Honeywell Aerospace and author of the report said: & # 39; It is the introduction of many new aircraft models at the same time, with new sleek streamline designs, stimulating demand for new private jets.
& # 39; People want the latest and greatest jets. & # 39;
Handfield said that new jets from Bombardier, Gulfstream and Cessna are especially popular because of their longer reach.
Bombardier recently launched the Global 7500, & # 39; the world's largest and longest range business jet (photo)
The Global 7500 has a full-size kitchen, four living areas and what he claims is the largest cabin of a private jet
Handfield said that new jets from Bombardier, Gulfstream (photo) and Cessna are especially popular because of their longer reach
Bombardier recently launched the Global 7500, & # 39; the world's largest and longest range business plane with a large kitchen, four living areas and what he believes is the largest cabin of a private jet.
Brian Foley, an airline analyst, said the rich and famous bill accounts for between 15 and 25 percent of & # 39; s world private jet market, the majority of which is purchased by multinational corporations.
But a recent report shows how corrupt or suspicious wealth has flowed through the UK, including seven private jets worth £ 170 million.
The ten famous flyers identified by researchers in Sweden
By analyzing more than 400 cases of corruption, Transparency International says it has identified hundreds of companies and companies that & # 39; unwanted or otherwise & # 39; have helped individuals move corrupt funds through the UK, who then trickled down to purchase assets, Forbes reported.
Wealth is known to include seven private jets worth £ 170 million, three luxury yachts worth £ 237 million and real estate worth more than £ 5 billion.
It comes after Harry and Meghan were criticized for their frequent use of private aircraft despite preaching about climate change.
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg has helped raise global awareness of the climate crisis and insists on avoiding airplanes as she travels the world.
She even sailed from the UK to the US by boat last month.
Swedish academics analyzed the carbon footprint of ten famous people traveling around the world, with Bill Gates (photo) at the top of the list with a carbon footprint of more than 1,600 tons of CO2
Second was the Paris Hilton Socialite (photo), which flew 171,346 miles through various private jets and emitted more than 1,260 tons of CO2
According to research from the University of Lund in Sweden, Bill Gates is the largest celebrity emitter, covering 59 flights in 2017, covering more than 200,000 miles and an estimated 1,600 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions.
The average person releases around 5 tonnes per year.
Other & # 39; super-emitters & # 39; include Paris Hilton, Jennifer Lopez and Oprah Winfrey.
Jennifer Lopez is depicted on the stairs of a private aircraft in 2018
Emma Watson, the only Brit on the list, had the tenth worst environmental impact of the selected group of celebrities, based on their social media accounts.
She flew 14 times in 2017 and traveled 42,253 miles, all with airliners, and spent 71 hours in the air, the researchers calculated.
Her carbon footprint by flying alone was 15.1 tons of CO2 – three times that of the global average of all activities.
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