With the world of aviation continuing to evolve, 2023 has witnessed a surge in the popularity of private jet travel. As individuals and businesses seek efficient, personalized travel options, private jets have taken center stage. In this article, we unveil the Top 10 most popular private jet models of 2023, showcasing the epitome of luxury, speed and convenience in air travel.
This data has been compiled by Stratos Jets and is based on an analysis of Google Trends data spanning from January 2023 to September 2023. It covers nearly 120 jet models over a time span of 39 weeks.
Stratos Jets is a private jet charter company. It specializes in arranging private jet flights for its clients and offers a range of aircraft options for various travel needs.
Each jet model is accompanied by its respective trending percentage, indicating the increase in online search interest for that model from the start of the 39-week period to the end. The list is laid out in ascending order, starting with 10th place and moving to the most popular jet model in 2023.
10. Cessna Citation Longitude – 57.05%
Built by Textron Aviation, the Cessna Citation Longitude was first introduced in 2019. As of May 2023, 100 Citation Longitudes have been built.
The Citation Longitude is a super-midsize business jet and it can typically carry up to 12 passengers.
It has a top speed of 483 knots (895 km/h) and a range of 3,500 nautical miles (6,482 km).
9. Dassault Falcon 50 – 57.10%
The Dassault Falcon 50 was introduced in 1976 by the French aerospace company Dassault Aviation. 352 Falcon 50 aircraft were built before 2008, when the model was discontinued.
The Falcon 50 is a super-midsize jet and it can carry up to 9 passengers.
It has a top speed of 548 knots (1,015 km/h) and a range of 3,075 nautical miles (5,695 km).
8. Cessna Citation X – 58.44%
Manufactured by Textron Aviation, the Cessna Citation X was introduced in 1996.
In 2012 Citation X+ was launched, an updated version of Citation X. A total of 339 Citation X and 29 Citation X+ aircraft were constructed. Production of both ceased in 2018.
The Citation X is a super-midsize business jet, and it can typically accommodate up to 12 passengers.
Its top speed is 623 knots (1,115 km/h), highest of every jet on this list, and it has a range of 3,460 nautical miles (6,410 km).
7. Gulfstream G550 – 58.90%
The Gulfstream G550 was introduced in 2004 by Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. The company produced over 600 Gulfstream G550 aircraft until production ceased in 2021.
The G550 is an ultra-long-range business jet, and it can typically carry up to 19 passengers.
It has a top speed of 582 knots (1,077 km/h) and an impressive range of 6,750 nautical miles (12,500 km).
6.Cessna Citation CJ4 – 59.49%
The Cessna Citation CJ4 was introduced in 2010 as part of the CitationJet family built by Textron Aviation. 400 Citation CJ4 aircraft had been delivered as of April 2023.
The Citation CJ4 is a light jet and typically accommodates up to 10 passengers.
It has a top speed of 451 knots (835 km/h) and a range of about 2,165 nautical miles (4,010 km).
5. Honda Jet – 61.03%
The HondaJet was introduced in 2015 by the Honda Aircraft Company. As of 2022, 226 HondaJet aircraft had been delivered.
The HondaJet is a lightweight business jet, and it can typically carry up to five passengers.
It has a top speed of 420 knots (778 km/h) and a range of 1,223 nautical miles (2,264 km).
4. Bombardier Global 6000 – 63.79%
The Bombardier Global 6000 was introduced by Bombardier Aviation in 2012. Bombardier has manufactured 338 Global 6000 aircraft as of 2023.
The Global 6000 is an ultra-long-range business jet, and it can typically carry up to 13 passengers.
It has a top speed of 593 knots (1,098 km/h) and a range of 6,000 nautical miles (11,112 km).
3. Citation Mustang – 64.88%
The Citation Mustang was introduced in 2006 by Textron Aviation. By the time that production ended in 2017, 479 Citation Mustang aircraft had been constructed.
The Citation Mustang is a very light jet, and it can typically accommodate up to five passengers.
It has a top speed of 420 knots (777 km/h) and a range of 1,167 nautical miles (2,161 km).
2. Cessna Citation Sovereign – 68.97%
The Cessna Citation Sovereign, built by Textron Aviation, was introduced in 2004. A total of 349 Citation Sovereign and 49 Citation Sovereign+ (an improved version introduced in 2013) aircraft were manufactured.
The Citation Sovereign is a super-midsize jet and can typically carry up to 12 passengers.
It has a top speed of 533 knots (954 km/h) and a range of 3,200 nautical miles (5,900 km).
Top 1. Dassault Falcon 2000 – 74.85%
Finally, the most popular private jet model on our list, with a 74.85% trending score, is the Dassault Falcon 2000. First introduced in 1995 by Dassault Aviation, as of 2022, 675 Dassault Falcon 2000 series aircraft had been built, including various variants.
The Falcon 2000 is a super-midsize jet and it can typically carry up to 10 passengers.
It has a top speed of 475 knots (880 km/h) and a range of approximately 4,000 nautical miles (7,408 km).
To sum up: Top 10 most popular private jet models in 2023
|Rank||Private Jet Model||Trending Percentage|
|10||Cessna Citation Longitude||57.05%|
|9||Dassault Falcon 50||57.10%|
|8||Cessna Citation X||58.44%|
|6||Cessna Citation CJ4||59.49%|
|4||Bombardier Global 6000||63.79%|
|2||Cessna Citation Sovereign||68.97%|
|1||Dassault Falcon 2000||74.85%|