You’ve made the decision to hire a corporate jet. Now you want to know how to choose the best private jet charter available.
Finding the right jet depends on many different factors, including:
- Number of passengers
Ask yourself what matters most to you. If you’re particularly tall, you might want to find a private jet with a larger cabin. Or, if you’re landing in a small airport with a short runway, you’ll require one with reduced landing distance.
Here, we run you through nine of the best private corporate jets available for charter.
Types of Corporate Jets
|Hawker 400 XPR Specifications|
|Rent Per Hour||$2,700|
|Range||2,778 km / 1,500 nm|
|Cruise Speed||833 km/h / 450 KTAS|
|Cabin Size (L x W x H)||4.72 m x 1.5 m x 1.45 m / 15.49 ft x 4.92 ft x 4.76 ft|
|Landing Distance||1,071m / 3,515 ft|
Many of the most popular private jets are the result of many adaptions, fine-tuned over time. The Hawker 400XPR certainly fits this category.
Stemming from 1978’s Mitsubishi MU-300 Diamond, the Hawker 400XPR now enjoys a longer range, superior hot-and-high performance, and all-around better technology.
|Learjet 60XR Specifications|
|Rent Per Hour||$3,400|
|Range||3,785 km / 2,365 nm|
|Cruise Speed||863 km/h / 453 KTAS|
|Cabin Size (L x W x H)||5.39 m x 1.81 m x 1.74 m / 17.68 ft x 5.94 ft x 5.71 ft|
|Landing Distance||1,042 m / 3,420 ft|
This is the first Learjet to include a stand-up cabin and full-size lavatory. So, if moving around the cabin in comfort is important to you, it’s a fantastic choice.
Advanced PW305 turbofan engines, 59 cubic feet of baggage space, and a high-end cabin management system make this a top contender for business jet travelers. Plus, the customizable floor plans mean there’s a lot of originality in the various designs.
|Challenger 300 Specifications|
|Rent Per Hour||$4,800|
|Range||5,741 km / 3,100 nm|
|Cruise Speed||882 km/h / 476 KTAS|
|Cabin Size (L x W x H)||8.72 m x 2.19 m x 1.85 m / 28.60 ft x 7.17 ft x 6.08 ft|
|Landing Distance||1,169 m / 3,833 ft|
If you’re looking for something a little larger than the Hawker 400 XPR and Learjet 60XR, the Challenger 300 may be well suited. This super midsize jet can accommodate up to 11 passengers yet is still rather cost-efficient.
This model has an impressive range and altitude given its class. Features like liquid crystals to monitor fuel levels and an Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System adds even more appeal.
|Citation X Specifications|
|Rent Per Hour||$5,225|
|Range||5,352 km / 2,890 nm|
|Cruise Speed||972 km/h / 525 KTAS|
|Cabin Size (L x W x H)||7.29 m x 1.68 m x 1.74 m / 23.92 ft x 5.50 ft x 5.70 ft|
|Landing Distance||1,430 m / 4,693 ft|
The Citation series is world-renowned as one of the finest names in the industry. When you experience the triple threat of performance, economy, and comfort, it’s easy to see why.
Winner of the esteemed National Aeronautic Association's Robert J. Collier Trophy, the Citation X is a safe choice for a wide array of journeys. Plus, it’s actually the fastest midsize jet in the world.
|Gulfstream G450 Specifications|
|Rent Per Hour||$8,800|
|Range||8,056 km / 4,350 nm|
|Cruise Speed||925 km/h / 500 KTAS|
|Cabin Size (L x W x H)||13.74 m x 2.24 m x 1.88 m / 45.10 ft x 7.30 ft x 6.20 ft|
|Landing Distance||994 m / 3,260 ft|
It’s easier to list the boxes the Gulfstream G450 doesn’t tick than the ones it does. Based on the G-IV series, this model boasts exquisite performance, is highly reliable, and packs in a significant 16 passengers.
You’ll feel comfortable onboard thanks to a generous cabin size – it’s over 13m long – and its cutting-edge entertainment including two large TV screens. Or, if you need to work, there are useful features including satellite phones, fax machines, and LAN capabilities.
|Gulfstream GV Specifications|
|Rent Per Hour||$7,800|
|Range||12,501 km / 6,750 nm|
|Cruise Speed||941 km/h / 508 KTAS|
|Cabin Size (L x W x H)||13.39 m x 2.24 m x 1.88 m / 43.92 ft x 7.33 ft x 6.17 ft|
|Landing Distance||844 m / 2,770 ft|
Since its first flight in 1995, the Gulfstream V has been an icon. It’s recognized for its luxurious interiors, which includes a lot of space to move around freely.
Among the many alluring features, you’ll find separate lavatories for passengers and crew, a hot-and-cold full-sized galley, power outlets, fold-out work tables, and multimedia entertainment systems.
|Falcon 7X Specifications|
|Rent Per Hour||$9,200|
|Range||11.019 km / 5,950 nm|
|Cruise Speed||1,050 km/h / 567 KTAS|
|Cabin Size (L x W x H)||11.91 m x 2.34 m x 188 m / 39.07 ft x 7.68 ft x 6.17 ft|
|Landing Distance||628 m / 2,061 ft|
As the best seller in the entire Falcon line, it should come as no surprise that the Falcon 7X is among the most popular private jet requests at Paramount Business Jets.
The world’s first fly-by-wire business jet seats up to 19 passengers. 28 large windows allow plenty of natural light to flood into the cabins, which makes for a pleasant flying experience.
|Airbus ACJ318 Specifications|
|Rent Per Hour||$15,000|
|Range||7,778 km / 4,200 nm|
|Cruise Speed||898 km/h / 485 KTAS|
|Cabin Size (L x W x H)||21.4 m x 3.69 m x 2.26 m / 70.20 ft x 12.10 ft x 7.40 ft|
|Landing Distance||1,235 m / 4,050 ft|
The Airbus name is familiar to aviation experts and newbies alike. Catering for everything from commercial airlines to the world’s finest Presidential aircraft, most people will have experienced an Airbus in one way or another.
In particular, the Airbus Corporate Jet - ACJ318 is a popular model at PBJ. Depending on the configuration, it can seat up to 132 passengers. This makes it extremely versatile. And there’s plenty of space for bedrooms, private offices, and other options.
|Boeing Business Jet Specifications|
|Rent Per Hour||$11,000|
|Range||11,084 km / 5,985 nm|
|Cruise Speed||868 km/h / 469 KTAS|
|Cabin Size (L x W x H)||24.13 m x 3.53 m x 2.16 m / 79.17 ft x 11.58 ft x 7.09 ft|
|Landing Distance||709 m / 2,326 ft|
Boeing is a household name, and the Boeing Business Jet – or BBJ – is a standard setter. It has around three times as much space as the average executive jet and boasts an excellent range – it can travel from New York to Buenos Aires non-stop.
The Boeing Business Jet 2 – or BBJ2 – is a solid 19 feet longer than its predecessor, the original BBJ. Throw in an extra 25% cabin space, plus 12% more fuel efficiency, and it’s clear why the BBJ2 is in such high demand. Or, if you want an even larger jet, try the BBJ3.
Book Private Flights with Paramount
These are just a few of the private corporate jets offered by Paramount Business Jets. We work with a global network of more than 4,000 jets that are available to you within just a few hours’ notice. Paramount is here to meet all of your business jet charter needs. If you’re wondering what a private jet charter costs, or if you just want to learn more about our company and services, contact us at 1-877-727-2538. We are always here to serve our clients.