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    How Many Flights Did Elon Musk’s Private Jet Take In 2022?

    Elon Musk is one of the world’s richest men. Unsurprisingly, he owns and travels in a luxury private jet just like rich folks do. Musk also shut down a Twitter profile that was tracking the movement of his private jet in real-time, for safety reasons.

    A college student, who has been tracking his plane since 2020, has compiled the figures of where the Tesla CEO’s plane went in the year 2022. So let’s find out in detail about his flight plan and the shortest distance that it covered. Keep reading to know more.

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    The Flights That Elon Musk-Owned Private Jet Took In 2022

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    Musk, just like any other billionaire, owns a private jet for travel conveniences. A college student named Jack Sweeney has been tracking his jet since the year 2020.

    According to Insider, Musk’s private jet made 134 flights in 2022 as per Sweeney. He tracked the South African billionaire’s Gulfstream G650ER. It has a calling sign of N628TS.

    The last trip that Musk made was in December 2022 to Qatar to watch the final of the FIFA World Cup. It also went to countries like Brazil, Italy, Greece, France, Germany, Norway, and the UK.

    On July 18, the jet’s longest flight from Mykonos, Greece, to Austin, Texas. He was snapped in Greece around that time which means he was in the jet. Its shortest flight was for around six minutes, and it remained at Long Beach Airport. It could have been the pilot repositioning the jet on the tarmac.

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    Musk Threatened To Sue Sweeney

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    In December 2022, Musk threatened to sue Sweeney for tracking and posting his jet’s location. He stated that it jeopardized the safety of his two-year-old son. However, Sweeney seems to be unbothered by the threat.

    His account titled ElonJet was permanently banned from Twitter after some doxxing policy changes. Subsequently, Jack made another account titled @ElonJetNext on the platform. It tracks and posts the same data with one day delay.

    Jack had asked Musk to pay him $50,000 to avoid public scrutiny over his jet movements and its heavy carbon footprints.

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