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In-Flight Wi-Fi Services - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

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  • 112 Pages
  • July 2020
  • Region: Global
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
  • ID: 2255362
Global In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market to Reach $5 Billion by 2027

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for In-Flight Wi-Fi Services estimated at US$1.5 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$5 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 18.9% over the period 2020-2027.





The U.S. Market is Estimated at $437 Million, While China is Forecast to Grow at 18.2% CAGR

The In-Flight Wi-Fi Services market in the U.S. is estimated at US$437 Million in the year 2020. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$854.9 Million by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 18.2% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 16.9% and 16.4% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 13.9% CAGR.We bring years of research experience to this 18th edition of our report. The 112-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021. A short-term phased recovery by key geography is also addressed.

Competitors identified in this market include, among others:
  • AeroMobile Communications Limited
  • Astronics AeroSat Corporation
  • Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.
  • Global Eagle Entertainment Inc.
  • Gogo LLC
  • Honeywell International, Inc.
  • Hughes Network Systems, LLC
  • Inmarsat plc
  • Panasonic Avionics
  • SES S.A.
  • SITAOnAir
  • SmartSky Networks, LLC
  • Thales Group
  • ViaSat Inc.
  • Zodiac Aerospace
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Market for In-Flight Wi-Fi Services

What is the estimated value of the Global Market for In-Flight Wi-Fi Services?

The Global Market for In-Flight Wi-Fi Services was estimated to be valued at $1.5 Billion in 2020.

What is the growth rate of the Global Market for In-Flight Wi-Fi Services?

The growth rate of the Global Market for In-Flight Wi-Fi Services is 18.8%, with an estimated value of $5 Billion by 2027.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Market for In-Flight Wi-Fi Services?

The Global Market for In-Flight Wi-Fi Services is estimated to be worth $5 Billion by 2027.

Table of Contents


I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & REPORT SCOPE
II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. MARKET OVERVIEW
In-Flight Wi-Fi Services: Internet Connectivity in the Sky for Today’s Highly Mobile, Digital, and Agile Passengers


Market Drivers in a Nutshell


Trends in In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFEC) Market Summarized


Inflight Wi-Fi: Fast Facts


The Digital Passenger with Mobile Device Connectivity Drive Strong Demand for Ubiquitous Wi-Fi, Anytime, Anywhere


Recent Market Activity


Key Components Enabling In-Flight Connectivity Summarized


Regional Trends in In-flight Wi-Fi Services Summarized


Asia-Pacific


The United States


Europe


Middle East


Latin America


Booming Air Travel and the Corresponding Increase in Passenger Traffic: The Fundamental Factor Driving Demand for IFC Technologies


Rise in Aircraft Fleet Drive Long-term Opportunities


Inflight Connectivity (IFC) in terms of Available Seat Miles (ASMs)


Global Market Outlook


Satellite Connectivity Gathers Pace


North America Dominates Global In-flight Internet Connectivity Market


Asia-Pacific Spearheads Growth in In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Adoption


Leisure Segment to Drive IFC Growth


Key Market Challenges Summarized


Global Competitor Market Shares


In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2020 & 2029


Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession


2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
AeroMobile Communications Limited (UK)


Astronics AeroSat Corporation (USA)


Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Israel)


Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (USA)


Gogo LLC (USA)


Honeywell International, Inc. (USA)


EMS Aviation (USA)


Hughes Network Systems, LLC (USA)


Inmarsat plc (UK)


Kymeta Corporation (USA)


Panasonic Avionics (USA)


SES S.A. (Luxembourg)


SITAOnAir (Switzerland)


SmartSky Networks, LLC (USA)


Thales Group (France)


ThinKom Solutions, Inc. (USA)


TriaGnoSys (Germany)


ViaSat Inc. (USA)


Zodiac Aerospace (France)


3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS
Surging Demand for High Quality, Secure, High Speed, and Economical Connectivity during Air Travel Drive Strong Market Growth


In-Flight Connectivity Market to Cross $125 Billion by 2035 and Create New Lucrative Business Models


Onboard Wireless Internet Transform Expectations of Air Passengers


Airlines to Enhance Operational Efficiencies and Inflight Connectivity


Inflight Internet Access Drive Brand Loyalty among Air Passengers


Soaring IP Traffic Provides the Perfect Platform for Penetration of Inflight Wi-Fi Services


Proliferation of Smartphones Lead to Escalation in IP Traffic


‘Social Networking on the Move’: Another Major Driver of IP Traffic


Millennials Demand for Non-Stop Inflight Connectivity Augurs Well for the Market


Millennials Demand for Non-Stop Inflight Connectivity Augurs Well for the Market


Lack of ATG Networks, Lower Reliability and Lesser Speed of ATG Technology Drive Adoption of Satellite-Based Solutions


High Throughput Satellites (HTS): The Next Big Thing for In-flight Connectivity


Disruption in Satellite-Enabled Inflight Internet Connectivity: A Cause of Concern for Airlines?


Declining Costs of Hardware Drives Adoption of High-Speed In-Flight Wi-Fi


In-Flight Entertainment (IFE): A Strong Base for Increasing Demand for In-flight Wi-Fi Services


Embedded Seatback Solutions


Wireless Solutions


Mobile Solutions


More Screens


Wired Controllers Remain Relevant


Increasing Use of Personal Smartphones


Evolution of Connected Aircrafts: Cyber Security Assumes Critical Importance


Primary Vulnerabilities & Challenges


Vendors Invest in New Technology


Efforts to Enhance Readiness and Awareness


End-to-End Cyber Security: Need of the Hour


In-Flight Streaming Grows in Popularity


Airlines Compete Over Offering Faster In-Flight Services


Focus on Technology Upgrades to Improve In-flight Wi-Fi Speed


Options for Enhanced Inflight Connectivity are Many


Enterprise Mobility Offers a Strong Business Case for In-flight Wi-Fi Services


Enterprise Shift towards All-IP Communications


Long-Haul Flight Business Travelers Drive Demand for Wi-Fi Services


In-flight Wi-Fi Popular on Business Routes


BYOD: An Emerging Cost Effective Model


IFE OEM move towards Lightweight Equipment


Location Based Advertising - A Revenue Opportunity


Free Wi-Fi Services for All in the Offing?


Airlines that Currently Offer Free Inflight Wi-Fi


Evolving Trends in Private Jet Segment Spur In-Flight Wi-Fi Demand


Burgeoning Middle Class Population & Rapid Urbanization: Megatrends Driving Air Travel & Demand for Inflight Connectivity


Top 10 Air Passenger Markets Ranked by Passengers: 2017, 2021, 2028, 2032, and 2036


4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
TABLE 1: In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Global Market Estimates and Forecasts in US$ Thousand by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 2: In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market Share Shift across Key Geographies Worldwide: 2020 VS 2027


III. MARKET ANALYSIS
GEOGRAPHIC MARKET ANALYSIS
UNITED STATES
Market Facts & Figures


Market Analytics
TABLE 3: United States In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market Estimates and Projections in US$ Thousand: 2020 to 2027


CANADA
TABLE 4: Canadian In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market Estimates and Forecasts in US$ Thousand: 2020 to 2027


JAPAN
TABLE 5: Japanese Market for In-Flight Wi-Fi Services: Annual Sales Estimates and Projections in US$ Thousand for the Period 2020-2027


CHINA
TABLE 6: Chinese In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market Growth Prospects in US$ Thousand for the Period 2020-2027


EUROPE
TABLE 7: European In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market Demand Scenario in US$ Thousand by Region/Country: 2018-2025
TABLE 8: European In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market Share Shift by Region/Country: 2020 VS 2027


FRANCE
TABLE 9: In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market in France: Estimates and Projections in US$ Thousand for the Period 2020-2027


GERMANY
TABLE 10: In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market in Germany: Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis in US$ Thousand for the Period 2020-2027


ITALY
TABLE 11: Italian In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market Growth Prospects in US$ Thousand for the Period 2020-2027


UNITED KINGDOM
TABLE 12: United Kingdom Market for In-Flight Wi-Fi Services: Annual Sales Estimates and Projections in US$ Thousand for the Period 2020-2027


REST OF EUROPE
TABLE 13: Rest of Europe In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market Estimates and Forecasts in US$ Thousand: 2020-2027


ASIA-PACIFIC
TABLE 14: In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market in Asia-Pacific: Estimates and Projections in US$ Thousand for the Period 2020-2027


REST OF WORLD
TABLE 15: Rest of World In-Flight Wi-Fi Services Market Estimates and Forecasts in US$ Thousand: 2020 to 2027


IV. COMPETITION
Total Companies Profiled: 64