HondaJet debuts in Mexico at 2016 Aero Expo


HondaJet in Mexico

The HondaJet has received its type certificate from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Mexico, the Dirección General de AeronáuGAC).

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The business jet will be on static display at the 2016 Aero Expo Mexico being held at Toluca International Airport.

“Receiving aircraft validation in Mexico is an important milestone for Honda Aircraft Company, paving the way for the start of HondaJet deliveries in Mexico,” said Michimasa Fujino, Honda Aircraft Company president and chief executive. “We are excited to respond to the interests of customers in Mexico, and we will begin with the first delivery in a few weeks.”

Honda Jet’s parent company Honda Aircraft has partnered with Aerolineas Ejecutivas in Mexico to provide sales, service and support to customers.

“It is a tremendous opportunity and a privilege to sell a world-class product like HondaJet that our customers will embrace,” said Arturo Ortega Olive, president of Aerolineas Ejecutivas. “There are several business opportunities for HondaJet in the Mexico business jet market. We are excited to showcase this advanced light jet for the first time at Aero Expo.”

The HondaJet received US Federal Aviation Administration type certification on December 8, 2015, and the company began deliveries on December 23, 2015. The HondaJet is manufactured at Honda Aircraft Company’s world headquarters in Greensboro, N.C.