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All Nippon Airways and Honda Aircraft Company sign deal to expand business jet market

ANA Holdings Inc. and Honda Aircraft Company 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 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 maximising the utilisation 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.

Honda Aircraft will support various aspects of ANA’s feeder and charter flights, including working with global charter operators to provide exceptional coverage for ANA’s customers and establishing a framework for ground support functions at a variety of ANA’s transit locations.

Honda Aircraft has established a worldwide dealer and authorised sales network to provide  service and support for HondaJet customers. The HondaJet authorised network spans territories in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.