Celebrities on Planes

Ever wondered what celebrities get up to on flights? Yes us too, that’s why with a little help from our friends at Bookajet, we have rounded up some of the top on flight celeb stories for you to have a little chuckle at.

Ivana Trump throws a wobbly

Apparently Donald Trump’s ex-wife, Ivana, doesn’t like noisy children on planes. How does she deal with it? By allegedly acting like a noisy child herself. In 2009, on a plane bound for New York, passengers and staff reported that she was so annoyed by the screaming children, she got hysterical and then swore at a little baby. Charming.  

Tom Cruise the daredevil

Cruise is known for doing his own stunts. But in his latest movie ‘American Made’, he takes cinematic daredevilry to new levels. In an interview with Yahoo! Movies UK, the director, Doug Liman, claimed that Cruise not only piloted a plane ‘low to the ground’ (a dangerous stunt in its own right) but also left the cockpit to throw stuff out from the back as the aircraft was flying! He was on his own in the plane. Insane!  

Beyoncé spoils Jay-Z

How do you say thank you to your husband for being such a wonderful father to your children? Buy him a set of golf clubs? Take him out for a meal? Not in Beyoncé’s world. She splashed out fifty million dollars on a private plane for Jay-Z. Apparently the Bombardier Challenger 850 can hold up to 15 passengers, and includes a living room, bathroom and bedroom. 

Kim and Kanye pay ten grand for flight sharing

According to some reports, Kim and Kanye West have forked out ten thousand dollars for a ​JetSmarter annual membership, which is essentially a form of high-class travel pooling. They sometimes share flights with other rich people. Apparently Kanye loves to talk about wealth, property and watches. That’s it, Kanye, keep it real.  

Marti Pellow used private planes to fetch him curries

For those of you too young to remember, Marti Pellow was the front man for the pop group Wet Wet Wet in the early 90s. As a global sensation they toured the world in lavish style. Recently, Marti confessed that he used private planes to fetch him food from his favorite curry house in Glasgow. It would be delivered to him wherever he was in the world.  

Jim Carrey gets supersonic (nearly)

This comedian is known for his quick–wit. Though its probably not as quick as his private plane, the Gulfstream V. At a cool thirty six million dollars, his aircraft can fly up to speed of 941 km/h which is nearly the speed of sound! It has been reported that he liked to use his own aircraft in his films. Talk about jetting your own way!

Amy Adams random act of kindness

In 2014, the classy Amy Adams was on a flight bound for LA. She did something that amazed everyone: she gave her First Class seat to a US soldier and took his economy seat instead. It was something she’d always wanted to do. Even more amazing was when she shunned publicity for the gesture. What a woman.  

Kate Middleton doesn’t mind roughing it

After completing her first ever solo tour in 2016, The Duchess of Cambridge flew back to blighty on a commercial British Airways flight. Apparently the hoi polloi were stunned to see a royal figure stroll onboard like a normal person. However, when it landed, a private car was waiting for her on the runway. Not quite normal person, eh?  

Charlotte Giver

Charlotte is the founder and editor-in-chief at Your Coffee Break magazine. She studied English Literature at Fairfield University in Connecticut whilst taking evening classes in journalism at MediaBistro in NYC. She then pursued a BA degree in Public Relations at Bournemouth University in the UK. With a background working in the PR industry in Los Angeles, Barcelona and London, Charlotte then moved on to launching Your Coffee Break from the YCB HQ in London’s Covent Garden and has been running the online magazine for the past 10 years. She is a mother, an avid reader, runner and puts a bit too much effort into perfecting her morning brew.