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Need to get someplace in a hurry? Forbes has your back.
Planes made by Dessault, Cessna and Gulfstream offer luxury and speed, most of them traveling at speeds above Mach 0.9 while providing an internet connection and TVs pumping DVD playback or a satellite steam. The Cessna Citation X tops the list, hitting Mach 0.92 and climbing to 43,000 feet in just 30 minutes, followed by planes such as the Gulfstream G550 and G450, which offer perks ranging from lighting sensors to security systems.
On the big commercial passenger jet side, the Boeing 747-8, part of Lufthansa and Emirates Airlines fleets and the Boeing 777, flying for British Airways and airlines, fly at speeds of 650 miles per hour while seating a whopping 400 people or more.
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