Sanctioned Russian Oligarch’s Jet Flies From Moscow to Israel: Reports


  • Billionaire Roman Abramovich’s non-public jet flew from Moscow to Israel on Sunday, per FlightRadar24.
  • The UK froze the Chelsea FC proprietor’s belongings final week as a part of sanctions towards Russian oligarchs.
  • Abramovich has citizenship in Israel, the place planes owned by different oligarchs have landed.

A personal jet owned by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich flew from Moscow to Israel after he was hit by UK sanctions final week.

The Gulfstream G650ER jet with the registration LX-Ray took off from Moscow on Sunday afternoon and landed within the metropolis of Tel Aviv within the night, in keeping with flight-tracking web site FlightRadar24.

The flight lasted 5 and a half hours, FlightRadar information exhibits. It is unclear whether or not Ambramovich was onboard.

The jet had flown to Moscow from Istanbul, Turkey on Saturday, per FlightRadar24. 

Abramovich is the proprietor of the airplane, in accordance to stories, in addition to a Twitter person who tracks the whereabouts of Russian billionaire-owned jets after he made headlines monitoring Elon Musk’s jet.

The Gulfstream G650ER jet can seat as much as 19 passengers and sleep as much as 10 folks, per the planemaker’s web site. It prices $65 million, in keeping with a non-public jet comparability website.

Abramovich, proprietor of Chelsea Soccer Membership, was among the many seven Russian oligarchs who have been sanctioned by the UK on Thursday. The sanctions embrace freezing the oligarchs’ belongings and banning them from doing enterprise with the nation.

Abramovich has a web value of $13.6 billion, in keeping with Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index.

He beforehand introduced he was promoting the membership, however the UK’s sanctions imply he cannot go forward with the sale. He hasn’t been sanctioned by every other nation but.

The billionaire was granted Israeli citizenship in 2018 after dealing with delays renewing his UK visa, in keeping with stories.

Prior to now 10 days, no less than 14 non-public jets from Russia have landed in Israel, whose authorities has not but sanctioned any Russian oligarchs but, The Instances of Israel reported. 


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