Mail on Sunday’s Harriet Dennys reports on the rise in the demand for private planes.
“…super-rich flyers spend up to £200,000 a week to avoid busy travel routes and delays.
- The number of enquiries into private planes rose 150 per cent since February
- One travel firm claims millionaire clients would pay £200,000 to travel to Europe
- Wealthy clients are willing to pay so much to avoid lengthy queues at airports
Demand for private jets is soaring as super-rich holidaymakers spend vast sums to avoid busy travel routes and delays. One travel firm said its millionaire clients were willing to pay up to £200,000 for a week at Europe’s most sought-after destinations.
Roland Dangerfield, who books private planes for clients including hedge fund managers and bankers, said enquiries from new customers had jumped by 150 per cent since February, after it was announced that international travel could possibly restart from May 17.