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HondaJet sales go from strength to strength as Elite emerges
2018 was a strong year for Honda Aircraft Company, as it created the HondaJet Elite and delivered its 100th jet. GAMA has again named the aircraft the most delivered in its class, with 37 units sent out to customers.
The HondaJet is the most delivered very light jet for the second consecutive year.

Honda Aircraft Company's HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class in 2018, based on numbers provided by GAMA. Last year, 37 HondaJets were delivered around the globe, marking the second consecutive year the model has been the most delivered very light jet.

“We are proud that our customers continue to choose the HondaJet for its unrivalled performance, efficiency and cabin comfort,” says president and CEO Michimasa Fujino. “This, along with our strong global dealer network, has made the HondaJet the most delivered aircraft in its class. Finishing as the most delivered aircraft for the second consecutive year is a testament to our team's dedication to developing cutting-edge technologies that improve the lives of our customers around the world.”

Honda has transitioned its aircraft production line from the original HondaJet to the HondaJet Elite and will continue to offer the performance package developed by the Advanced Performance Modification Group (APMG) for the original HondaJet. The company expects to maintain production of four to five aircraft a month.

During 2018 the OEM introduced the HondaJet Elite, created the APMG performance package and delivered the 100th HondaJet to a customer. The company also received the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics 2018 Foundation Award for Excellence for setting a new standard in business aviation with the HondaJet.

The HondaJet Elite has now received type certification from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) and the first aircraft has been delivered to a Japanese customer. Honda also increased its global footprint with new dealers and type certifications, including Argentina, India and Panama.

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