Marubeni Launched Delivery of HondaJet in Japan
Dec. 20. 2018
Marubeni Aerospace Corporation (hereinafter, “Marubeni Aerospace”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter “Marubeni”), is proud to announce that, at a ceremony held today, after receiving type certification from Japan Civil Aviation Bureau of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Marubeni Aerospace completed the first delivery of the “HondaJet Elite” in Japan. The HondaJet Elite is the newest model of HondaJet (a light business jet produced by Honda Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Honda Motor Co.,Ltd.).
In 2017, HondaJet delivered the most aircraft worldwide in the “light business jet” category, and it is currently on the market in North America, Europe, Central America, South America, Southeast Asia, China, the Middle East, India and Japan.
Marubeni Aerospace was selected to be the sole dealer of HondaJet in Japan, and launched domestic sales in June of this year. Taking on the role of total support, Marubeni Aerospace will look to provide the best possible product and experience for their customers.
In the aviation sector, Marubeni has extensive experience in providing agency services, aircraft and engine leasing, aviation parts trading, airport ground handling services, and a variety of other services. With a number of large scale events coming up, opportunities in the domestic business jet industry are projected to increase, and Marubeni, being the sole dealer of HondaJet in Japan, will be looking to capitalize on those opportunities by growing its presence in the domestic business jet field.