Local Celebrities Who Own Private Planes And Helicopters

Most local celebs can afford luxury cars, but only a few own a private plane.
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Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao bought a five-seater, second-hand Bell Jet Ranger helicopter in 2012.

Sources told ABS-CBN News that Sen. Pacquiao's fancy chopper costs P18 million.

In an interview, he said he bought the helicopter as a gift for himself.

He previously used the chopper to visit hard-to-reach areas and "better serve people" in the province of Saranggani when he was still a congressman.

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Chavit Singson

LCS Group of Companies President and Chairman Chavit Singson owns a Boeing 737 which he frequently uses for business trips.

In September 2017, Manny led the blessing of the Boeing 737 airplane at the NAIA Terminal runway in Parañaque City.

Former Miss World Philippines director Cory Quirino and the Miss World Philippines 2015 candidates were also present at the blessing.

Chavit's hometown in Ilocos Sur was one of the Miss World PH's destinations for its pre-pageant activities.

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Aside from the Miss World Philippines candidates, Chavit also lent his aircraft for the Miss Universe 2016's pre-pageant activities in the country in January 2017.

LCS Group was the main sponsor of the pageant when it held its 65th edition in the Philippines.

In December, Miss Universe 2017 candidates also rode Chavit's private jet on their way back to Manila after a day trip to Bohol and Camiguin.

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Willie Revillame

Wowowin host Willie Revillame gave a tour of his Dornier 328 private jet to YES! Magazine, which appeared in its June 2015 issue.

He bought the 30-seater aircraft in 2011 for P200 million.

Capt. Manuel Rivero told YES! magazine in an interview that Willie's private plane has traveled to Vigan, Naga, Coron, Bacolod, Aklan, Cebu, and Tacloban.

In 2013, international pop superstar Justin Bieber borrowed Willie's aircraft during a trip to Tacloban to visit survivors of Typhoon Yolanda.

At that time, the Kapuso host's private jet was parked at RSA hangar, which charges P1,000 per square meter.

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The parking fee of Willie's private jet would cost at least P100,000.

Business tycoons also rent out Willie's private jet for about P500,000 for a round trip.

Gretchen Barretto

In January 2017, Gretchen Barretto gave her Instagram followers a sneak peek of how to travel in stylevia private jet, no less.

Gretchen posted videos of her business trip to Taiwan. 

She and her friends also enjoyed snacks customized to her liking and were assisted by their very own flight crew.


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