Honda Aircraft Company Expands Sales To Japan The first HondaJet Elite is expected to be delivered in the first half of 2019 pending certification from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB). In fact Honda Aircraft Company sent in an application for type certification to the JCAB just last month. "We have received a tremendous amount of interest and inquiries regarding the HondaJet from Japan. Today, I am delighted to announce that we have officially expanded our sales to Japan. The HondaJet Elite, which will be delivered to our customers in Japan, is the new, upgraded model of HondaJet. We are excited to share the HondaJet Elite’s enhanced performance, fuel efficiency, comfort and quietness with people in Japan. We are looking forward to creating a new business jet market in the region." said Honda Aircraft President and CEO Michimasa Fujino.