Super-rich queue up to buy jets in Brazil

Demand is so high that even the used market has increased. Some aircraft that are a year or two old are more expensive than brand new ones because customers don't want to wait until they get a new plane.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Millionaires and billionaires now all want their own jets mainly because of the risk of contagion in commercial aircraft, but are having increasing difficulty finding them.

Demand for private jets has increased so much in recent months that prospective buyers have to join queues that can last years.

The explanation for the warming of this market lies in the pandemic. According to companies in the industry, the health crisis has increased interest in business aviation among the super-rich, who wanted to continue their travel habits without exposing themselves to the risk of contamination.

The problem . . .

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