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Top 10 global events attracting private jets

The global events that attract the most private jets are often those that combine prestige, exclusivity and the presence of influential personalities. Inflight Chef Delight, specialists in private jet catering, presents the top 10 events worldwide that attract the most private jets.


1. Cannes Festival (France)


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The Cannes Film Festival, founded in 1946, is one of the world's most prestigious film festivals. It is held every May in the town of Cannes, on France's Côte d'Azur. The event attracts film stars, directors, producers and enthusiasts from all over the world, transforming the city into a showcase of glamour and talent. This makes it a pivotal event for the private aviation market.


The festival takes place over ten days and features an official selection of films in and out of competition, as well as shorts and school films. The climb up the steps of the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, where the screenings take place, is an emblematic moment, often covered by the world's media. The parties and receptions organized during the festival are also very popular, attracting the elite of the film and business worlds.


Private jets arriving in Cannes for the occasion come mainly from North America, the Middle East and other parts of Europe. The most popular jet models are the Gulfstream G650, Bombardier Global 6000 and Dassault Falcon 7X.



2. Monaco Grand Prix (Monaco)


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The Monaco Grand Prix is one of the most prestigious events on the Formula 1 calendar. It takes place every year on the Monte Carlo circuit. Since its first edition in 1929, the race has become a symbol of Monegasque luxury and sporting excellence, attracting world-renowned spectators and participants.


The Monaco circuit is famous for its narrow streets, tight bends and steep gradients, offering a unique challenge to drivers. With a length of 3.337 km, it is one of the shortest and most difficult circuits in the championship, requiring extreme precision and concentration. Drivers must negotiate iconic sections such as the Fairmont bend, the tunnel, and the harbor chicane.


The Monaco Grand Prix attracts top celebrities, business tycoons and racing enthusiasts alike. Spectators flock from all over the world, often in luxury yachts or private jets, to witness this unique event.


The Monaco Grand Prix is not just a race, but a true celebration of luxury and exclusivity. The event is also known for its glamorous evenings and prestigious receptions, where film stars, athletes and members of high society mingle. Private jets flying to Nice for the occasion arrive mainly from Europe, Russia and the USA. The most common jets are the Embraer Legacy 600, Cessna Citation X and Bombardier Challenger 350.



3. Super Bowl (United States)


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The Super Bowl is the most-watched sporting event in the United States, and one of the most-watched in the world. Held every year on the first Sunday in February, the Super Bowl marks the conclusion of the National Football League (NFL) season.


But the Super Bowl is famous far beyond the sporting arena. It is a true cultural phenomenon, attracting millions of viewers worldwide. In 2021, Super Bowl LV attracted an estimated 96.4 million viewers in the United States alone.


The Super Bowl's popularity extends beyond American borders, attracting sports fans, celebrities and influencers from around the world. The Super Bowl has become a national celebration, with family reunions and parties organized around the big game. Beyond the sport, the Super Bowl embodies a blend of entertainment, culture and celebration of the American competitive spirit. For many celebrities, it's the event not to be missed!


Private jets are flown in from major American cities, as well as from South America and Europe. Private jet models used to reach Las Vegas include the Gulfstream G550, Bombardier Global Express and Dassault Falcon 2000.



4. Art Basel (Switzerland, USA, Hong Kong)


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Art Basel is one of the world's most prestigious and influential contemporary art fairs. Founded in 1970 in Basel, Switzerland, it has since expanded to two other major cities: Miami Beach in the U.S. in 2002, and Hong Kong in 2013. Each edition of Art Basel attracts galleries, artists, collectors and art lovers from all over the world.


The fair features a wide range of works, from painting and sculpture to installations, photography and multimedia. Art Basel is a must for art collectors, museum curators and investors. The Basel, Miami Beach and Hong Kong editions attract visitors from all over the world, often in private jets, underlining the international importance of the event.


In addition to exhibitions, Art Basel offers a rich program of conferences, discussions and artistic performances, fostering exchanges and collaborations in the art world.


Jets arrive at the Franco-Swiss Basel-Mulhouse airport mainly from the USA, Europe and Asia. Commonly used models are the Bombardier Global 7500, Gulfstream G650ER and Embraer Praetor 600.



5. Wimbledon Tournament (United Kingdom)


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Founded in 1877, Wimbledon is the oldest and one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world. Held every June and July in London's Wimbledon district, it is one of the four Grand Slam tournaments, alongside the Australian Open, Roland Garros and US Open.


Wimbledon is unique among the Grand Slam tournaments in that it is played on grass, a fast surface that favors a serve-and-volley game. Players take part dressed in white, in keeping with a strict tradition that adds to the elegance and prestige of the event. The tournament attracts the best tennis players in the world, as well as celebrities and royalty.


The event attracts a sophisticated international clientele, including tennis fans, influential personalities and sports enthusiasts. Many arrive by private jet from Europe, North America and the Middle East, underlining Wimbledon's global appeal. Frequently used jet models include Gulfstreams, Bombardiers and Cessna Citations. Wimbledon is much more than just a tennis tournament; it's a true celebration of history, elegance and sporting excellence.



6. Fashion Weeks (Paris, Milan, New York, London)



Fashion Week is a key international event in the fashion industry, taking place twice a year in the major fashion capitals of Paris, Milan, New York and London. Created in the middle of the 20th century, these fashion weeks present the ready-to-wear and haute couture collections of the greatest designers for the spring-summer and autumn-winter seasons.


Each Fashion Week attracts designers, models, buyers, fashion critics and celebrities from all over the world. The shows are held in iconic and unusual venues, from historic palaces to modernized industrial spaces. Luxury brands such as Chanel, Dior, Gucci and Prada unveil their latest creations, influencing global fashion trends.


Fashion Weeks are also crucial networking platforms, where important contracts are negotiated and artistic collaborations forged. In addition to the fashion shows, numerous events, parties and exhibitions punctuate the weeks, reinforcing the cultural and economic importance of fashion.


Private jets come mainly from North America, Asia and Europe. The most popular jet models are the Bombardier Challenger 650, Embraer Legacy 500 and Gulfstream G450.



7. Coachella Festival (USA)


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The Coachella Music Festival is one of the world's most famous and influential music festivals. Founded in 1999, it is held every April in Indio, California. Coachella attracts huge crowds of music fans, celebrities and influencers from all over the world.


The festival takes place over two consecutive weekends, presenting an eclectic mix of musical genres, from rock and pop to hip-hop, electronica and indie. Coachella stages host performances by some of the biggest names in music, as well as emerging artists, providing a springboard for new musical discoveries.


In addition to the music, Coachella is renowned for its unique artistic ambience, with interactive art installations and monumental sculptures scattered around the site. The festival is also a focal point for fashion enthusiasts, showcasing summer and bohemian fashion trends.


Coachella attracts a very diverse population including young adults, celebrities and social network influencers. Many arrive by private jet from major U.S. cities, Mexico and Canada, as well as other parts of the world. Jet models frequently used to travel to Coachella include Gulfstreams, Bombardiers and Cessna Citations.



8. World Economic Forum Davos (Switzerland)


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The World Economic Forum in Davos is an annual gathering of the world's business, political and academic elite. Founded in 1971 by Klaus Schwab, the forum is held every January in Davos, Switzerland. The event aims to discuss global economic, social and political challenges and promote international cooperation.


The Davos Forum welcomes heads of state, CEOs, intellectuals, NGO leaders and journalists, providing a unique platform for dialogue and networking. Discussions cover a wide range of topics, from economics and technology to health and the environment. Each year, specific themes are addressed to guide the debates and panel discussions.


Participants arrive at Davos mainly in private jets, underlining the exclusivity of the event. The most commonly used jets include Gulfstreams, Bombardier Globals and Dassault Falcons. The Davos Forum is not only a place for reflection and debate, but also a catalyst for solutions to global challenges.



9. Augusta Golf Masters (USA)


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The Augusta Golf Masters is one of the world's most prestigious golf tournaments. Inaugurated in 1934, it takes place every April at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, USA. The Masters is one of golf's four major tournaments, alongside the British Open, the US Open and the PGA Championship.


The tournament is famous for its unique traditions, such as the presentation of the famous green jacket to the winner and the Green Jacket ceremony. The Augusta course is renowned for its exceptional beauty, with impeccable fairways, fast greens and iconic azalea blooms.


The Masters attracts the best golfers from all over the world, as well as an exclusive clientele including influential personalities, businessmen and celebrities. Spectators come from all over to attend the event, many arriving by private jet from various parts of the USA and beyond.


The most commonly used jets include Gulfstreams, Bombardiers and Cessna Citations. The Masters is more than just a golf tournament; it's a true celebration of excellence and tradition in the world of golf. The unique atmosphere and prestige of the tournament make each edition a memorable and eagerly-awaited event for golf enthusiasts the world over.



10. The MET Gala (United States)



The MET Gala is one of the most prestigious and eagerly awaited social events of the year. Held every first Monday in May, it takes place at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Every year, the Met Gala attracts a host of celebrities, designers, actors, musicians and influential personalities, all sporting often spectacular and avant-garde outfits in keeping with the year's theme. Each edition is co-chaired by iconic figures from fashion and entertainment, and orchestrated by Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour.


The event is known for its glamorous red carpet, where guests vie for originality and elegance, making the Met Gala a true fashion spectacle and a global talking point.


Attendees flock to New York in private jets and limousines from major cities around the world, underscoring the international importance of the event. The most commonly used jets include Gulfstreams, Bombardiers and Dassault Falcons. More than just a party, the Met Gala is a fusion of art, fashion and philanthropy, combining creativity and glamour for a noble cause.



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