You might get amused how much private jet cost to hire a flight, starts from Rs. 60,000 to 6,00,000 based on luxury class.
Earlier this month COVID-19 impacted badly to India and it was understood that Indian flights can be cancelled any time, India’s rich business family rushed to hire luxury private plane to bring children studying abroad.
Kanika Tekriwal, founder of JetSetGo , says”Eighty-five per cent of these flights carried between one to three passengers,”. Dassault Falcon 2000, Bombardier Challenger series and Hawker business aircraft are top luxury jets flights among huge list of private operators in India.
Two sets of parents from Mumbai had arranged a private charter Falcon 2000 flight on March 16 to bring their teenage girls from London university to Mumbai airport.
On 21 March, commercial flights were stopped by the Government, around 102 private jet planes hired by India’s rich to get children studying abroad back home from their universities in the United Kingdom and European countries mostly France, Germany and Switzerland. They all mostly arrived in a two-week period from March 8 to March 21.
In those two-weeks, other 31 private jet plane hired to bring elderly of Indian businessmen mostly from Delhi and Mumbai.
As per Kanika Tekriwal, Inquiries for private jets International flights have shot up before Lockdown. Rich clients willing to pay as much as to get a spot-on private plane.
But after country announced complete lockdown with zero movement and ban on flights leaving the tycoon staying abroad indefinitely as confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country rose to 1071. Ban brings a loss of flight business to Rs 100 crore as followed by forced cancellations.
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