In a week where the new airbus takes flight, Honda announces their first venture into the air with their corporate jet, HondaJet. , NC is the home of this new venture however won't be for sale until 2010. They already have over 100 orders so far.
Fortune Magazine has a little blurb describing the new vehicle, stating that the Honda Jet is lighter and more fuel efficient than their competitors due to a construction made from composites instead of aluminum.
But still, at a price tag of $3.65 million – it will take a rare individual indeed who can afford such a luxury.
When I worked for Pearle Vision I had the opportunity to travel for a number of business trips on our corporate jet and the ability to drive right on the tarmac – just like in the movies – and zip right up in the air as soon as you snap your buckle, was a delight. Definitely the way to travel.
However, with a cabin ceiling height of only 4 feet and 11 inches – I dare say, comfort is not one of the primary features of the Honda jet.
If you had an extra $4 million laying around, would you buy a jet or something else for your business?