Taylor Swift quietly downsizes to one private jet

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Taylor Swift quietly downsizes to one private jet
Taylor Swift appears to have sold one of her private jets. (Not Swift's plane pictured)Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The Recording Academy and Aviation-images.com/Universal Images Group via Getty Images
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Taylor Swift is down to one private jet.

The singer parted ways with her Dassault Falcon 900 on January 30, according to the Federal Aviation Authority's website.

The jet had previously been listed under SATA LLC, a company with the same address as Taylor Swift Productions in Nashville, according to Tennessee Secretary of State documents. Swift's holding company acquired the Dassault Falcon 900 in 2009, according to FAA data.

The jet is now registered to a company based in Missouri, which was incorporated in 2006. A representative from the company did not respond to Business Insider's request for comment ahead of publication.

It's unclear what the terms of the deal were. A brand new Dassault 900 has a list price of $44 million, according to Business Jet Traveler.

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Up until January, the pop star had two private jets: the Dassault 900 and a Dassault 7X. The Dassault 7X is still registered to Island Jet Inc., a holding company listed under the same address as Taylor Swift Productions.

The Dassault 900 jet can carry up to 12 passengers. The Dassault 7X, by comparison, has a slightly larger cabin, carrying up to 16 passengers, and is designed for longer flights.

The last recorded flight on the Dassault 900 was on January 30, when the aircraft flew from Illinois to St. Louis, Missouri, according to data from the jet-tracking site JetSpy. The last time her 7X plane flew was on January 28 from Baltimore to Nashville, according to the flight tracker.

If Swift doesn't use her 7X plane to get to Tokyo for this week's string of concerts, fans have wondered how she will travel to the Super Bowl this weekend in Las Vegas to cheer on her boyfriend, Travis Kelce. Most likely, she'll charter a private plane.

The singer has faced backlash for her private jet usage in the past. In 2022, Swift topped a list of celebrities with the most private jet carbon emissions. Last year, BI reported that the singer's private jets spent over 166 hours in flight during the initial US leg of her Eras tour.

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Swift's spokesperson previously told BI the singer had purchased carbon credits to offset her jet use.

In the past, the singer has attempted to fly incognito, using the FAA's privacy ICAO aircraft address program, also known as PIA.

However, Jack Sweeney, a college student who tracks the flights of celebrities using public information, has published flight data about Swift's travels on social media.

The singer has noticed.

Swift's legal team sent a cease-and-desist letter to Sweeney, accusing him of "stalking and harassing behavior" over the publicized flight data, The Washington Post first reported on Tuesday.

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"I think the people are interested," Sweeney told BI over text. "You should have a decent expectation that your jet will be tracked whether or not I do it as, after all, it is public information."

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