April 24, 2017, Taiwan
April 24, 2017 - The HondaJet made its first official appearance in Taiwan at Taipei Songshan Airport on 21 April 2017. The debut event was attended by Taiwan’s government officers, business guests and the media. Representing Honda were Michimasa Fujino, President & CEO of Honda Aircraft Company, and Takato Ito, President of Honda Taiwan Co., Ltd., Honda’s automobile and motorcycle subsidiary in Taiwan.
At the event, Fujino mentioned “As part of our global sales strategy, Honda Aircraft Company continues to evaluate new markets for the HondaJet. We are excited to be in Taipei to showcase the HondaJet and demonstrate its capabilities for the first time. 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.