Honda Aircraft Company announced in april the HondaJet made its first official appearance in Taipei at Taipei Songshan Airport. The debut event in Taipei was attended by Mr. Fan Chih-ku, Political Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transportation and Communications, Mr. Zheng Wen-Can, Mayor of Taoyuan City, business guests and the media. Representing Honda, Mr. Michimasa Fujino, President and CEO, Honda Aircraft Company, and Mr. Takato Ito, President of Honda Taiwan Co., Ltd., Honda’s automobile and motorcycle subsidiary in Taiwan, attended the event. “As part of our global sales strategy, Honda Aircraft Company continues to evaluate new markets for the HondaJet. Today, we are excited to be in Taipei to showcase the HondaJet and demonstrate its capabilities for the first time,” said Fujino. “We are confident HondaJet, with its high performance, superior fuel efficiency, and a range that covers the region, would be a valuable tool to support businesses and companies in Taiwan.” Taiwan has strong potential in the light jet market and Honda Aircraft Company has received strong interest from potential customers. The company plans to utilize today’s special event to enhance its market evaluation for possible future introduction of the HondaJet in the region.

By Frédéric Vergnères