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Honda Aircraft Company announced on April 11 that the HondaJet Elite has received type certification from Canada’s Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), demonstrating that the aircraft meets the safety standards set by the organization. The HondaJet Elite deliveries in the region will begin immediately.
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) and Japan (Japan Civil Aviation Bureau).
“Following the overwhelmingly positive reaction to the HondaJet in Canada, we are pleased the HondaJet Elite has now also received type certification in the region,” said Honda Aircraft Company president and CEO Michimasa Fujino. “As the popularity of the HondaJet Elite increases around the globe, we are proud of the strong relationships we have with aviation bureaus worldwide, including Transport Canada.”
“As the authorized HondaJet dealer in Canada, we are excited to offer Honda Aircraft Company’s latest technological feat, the HondaJet Elite,” said Marshall Myles, CEO of Skyservice Business Aviation (HondaJet Canada). “Our HondaJet Elite customers in the region are looking forward to the delivery of their aircraft,” he added.
The most delivered aircraft in its class for two consecutive years, the HondaJet fleet is currently comprised of 118 aircraft around the globe and has demonstrated a dispatch reliability of 99.7 per cent. Honda Aircraft Company’s sales and service footprint spans territories in North America, Europe, Middle and South America, Southeast Asia, China, the Middle East, India and Japan.