HondaJet to be sold in Japan
NHK -- Jun 07
Japan's Honda Motor says it will start selling its small business jet in the country.

Honda made the announcement on Wednesday.

The firm hopes to start delivering the 7-seater HondaJet in the first half of next year after approval by Japan's government.

The plane costs about 570 million yen, or roughly 5.2 million dollars.

The HondaJet has already been sold mainly in the United States and Europe, where demand for jets has been increasing among business owners.

Last year, Honda delivered 43 of the aircraft -- twice the figure for the previous year -- putting the plane in first place among small business jets.

News source: NHK
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