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HondaJet leads global sales of light aircraft 4 years running

Business jet rebounds in second half of 2020 after coronavirus dip

More than 170 HondaJets are in operation around the world. (Photo courtesy of Honda Aircraft)

TOKYO -- The HondaJet ranks as the top light aircraft globally for the fourth year in a row, based on 31 deliveries fulfilled in 2020, Honda Motor says, aided by a rebound in the second half of the year.

Deliveries of the business jet dipped from 36 units in 2019 due to the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. subsidiary Honda Aircraft said in an announcement made Wednesday local time.

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