Showing posts with label Honda Jet. Show all posts
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02 January, 2024

Volato expands HondaJet fleet by 50% to 24 aircraft

Volato a leading private aviation company and the largest HondaJet operator in the United States, has announced that it has expanded its fleet by 50% to a total of 24 HondaJet aircraft as of December 2023. The expansion includes the addition of three new aircraft delivered in December – two from direct Honda deliveries, and one managed plane. This marks a total of eight aircraft added to Volato’s HondaJet fleet in 2023.

The aircraft additions and rapid integration into the company’s operations represent execution of Volato’s strategic plan for systematic growth. Volato's growth strategy includes acquiring aircraft directly from Honda and contracting with owners to manage their planes. This approach has enabled Volato to expand while maintaining high standards in private air travel.

"Volato's measured and thoughtful approach to fleet expansion is critical to achieving our long-term plan for sustainable growth," said Matt Liotta, Co-Founder and CEO of Volato. "We have been creative and judicious in acquiring HondaJets through the open market while continuing to receive new aircraft from our HondaJet factory order. The recent deliveries allow us to expand our capacity at a pivotal time in Volato’s growth and increase our capacity to support our growing customer base.”

23 May, 2023

HondaJet Elite II on show at EBACE 2023

Honda Aircraft Company is showing the HondaJet Elite II at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) 2023 in Geneva, Switzerland. The HondaJet Elite II will be on display throughout EBACE public days, from 23rd to 25th May.

"Debuting our latest aircraft at EBACE marks an important milestone for everyone at Honda Aircraft Company, demonstrating our unwavering commitment to excellence," said Honda Aircraft President & CEO Hideto Yamasaki. "The HondaJet Elite II continues our dedication to exceeding the expectations of customers worldwide by setting new standards in performance, efficiency and comfort for the future of very light jets."

With a range of up to 1,547 nautical miles, the Elite II bolsters the HondaJet's position as the most fuel-efficient jet, flying farther than any other aircraft in its class and with lower carbon emissions. Honda Aircraft Company continues to demonstrate its long-standing commitment to the environment and sustainable aviation practices with the latest HondaJet Elite II.

The HondaJet Elite II has received type certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and is expecting the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) type certification soon. The global fleet of HondaJet has exceeded 170,000 flight hours and grown to 230 aircraft worldwide. In Europe, there are currently 20 HondaJet in operation. To further support its customers in the region, Honda Aircraft Company has doubled its authorized service center in Europe and added a flight training center in Farnborough, UK.

Honda Aircraft Company is utilizing the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Book and Claim (SAFC) Program for its ferry flights to and from EBACE to promote the deployment of SAF and support the industry's commitment to carbon neutrality. 

08 August, 2019

HondaJet Elite gets Chinese type certification

Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet Elite has received type certification from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), demonstrating that the aircraft meets the safety standards set by the organization.  HondaJet Elite deliveries in the region will begin this year.

The HondaJet Elite holds type certifications around the world, including, the United States (Federal Aviation Administration), Europe (European Aviation Safety Agency), Mexico (Directorate General of Civil Aviation), Brazil (National Civil Aviation Agency), India (Directorate General of Civil Aviation), Japan (Japan Civil Aviation Bureau) and Canada (Transport Canada Civil Aviation).

"Honda Aircraft's objective is to create new value in the aviation industry. Since we expanded to China, we have received several orders and have prioritized sales throughout China. We will continue to contribute to the maturity of the business aviation market with the HondaJet," said Honda Aircraft Company president and CEO Michimasa Fujino. "We are pleased our customers will soon be able to take delivery of their aircraft and are confident the HondaJet Elite will provide them with more efficient and comfortable travel."

23 February, 2019

Honda Aircraft Company delivered 37 HondaJet's last year

 The Honda Aircraft Company confirmed this week that during 2018  it delivered  37 HondaJets which meant it was the most delivered jet of its class globe, the second consecutive year the HondaJet has been the most delivered very light jets.

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

29 March, 2018

ANA HOLDINGS and Honda Aircraft Company Announce a Strategic Partnership to Expand the Business Jet Market

ANA HOLDINGS INC. and Honda Aircraft Company announced this week that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a strategic partnership supporting the expansion of the business jet market around the globe by using Honda Aircraft's technologically advanced HondaJet.

ANA, ANA HOLDINGS' flagship carrier and the largest airline in Japan, which currently operates about 260 commercial aeroplanes throughout the world, will introduce current business jet users and its commercial flight customers to the HondaJet by maximizing the utilization of the aircraft. ANA will use the HondaJet for its charter and feeder flights connecting them to the existing broad network at major travel hubs in North America and Europe.

10 February, 2018

Air Taxi Service Provider Wijet Commits To Upgrading Business Jet Fleet With The HondaJet

Honda Aircraft Company and Wijet, a provider of air taxi service currently operating 15 business jets throughout Europe, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today for multiple HondaJets to upgrade the Wijet fleet. Honda Aircraft made the announcement during the Singapore Airshow being held at Changi Exhibition Centre, where the HondaJet is making its first-ever appearance.

Wijet is the first French air taxi company and offers travel to about 1,200 airports throughout Europe and North Africa. Wijet's mission is to provide their customers with the most modern and advanced aircraft with high performance, efficiency and reliability.

The MoU follows Honda Aircraft's recent announcements of being the most-delivered jet in its category for the first half of 2017 and several speed records in its class. Wijet is expected to take delivery of its first HondaJet during the first quarter of 2018 with more to follow.

"I am delighted that Wijet has chosen the HondaJet to provide their customers with the exceptional experience of the most advanced light jet on the market," said Honda Aircraft President and CEO Michimasa Fujino. "I am confident the HondaJet will meet and exceed their expectations with its quietest, most spacious and most comfortable cabin in its class combined with unrivaled speed, efficiency, and amenities like a fully-private lavatory and WiFi connectivity."