Elit’Avia new Honda rep for France and Africa


Honda Aircraft Company has selected Elit’Avia as exclusive sales representative for HondaJet aircraft in France and 16 African countries, including Nigeria.

“We are very pleased to be working with the Elit’Avia team,” said Michimasa Fujino, President and CEO of Honda Aircraft Company. “Representing France and several African nations, Elit’Avia completes our global reach. Elit’Avia’s excellent expertise in aircraft sales, charter and aircraft management, as well as their operations in the European and African business aviation market, adds great value to our commitment to the business aviation market and superior customer support in the region, as we continue to receive significant interest from the customers. We look forward to our shared success.”

Elit’Avia offers a wide range of services including aircraft management, sales, leasing, and charter. It holds Air Operator’s Certificates (AOCs) in Slovenia and Malta and manages a mixed fleet of 25 aircraft. 

“This is the first time that Elit’Avia is acting as a sales representative for an aircraft OEM. From our perspective, sales are a logical extension of our expertise in aircraft operations,” Michel Coulomb, CEO, Elit’Avia told Corporate Jet Investor. “We are now able to sell a client a HondaJet and subsequently provide all necessary services, including aircraft management, charter, flight operations management, staff provision and related services. We believe that our clients will benefit from the convenience and simplicity of this full-service approach. It’s an exciting development and we’re very pleased to be working with our new partners at HondaJet.”