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Smart Airports - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

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  • 667 Pages
  • July 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
  • ID: 3517890

Global Smart Airports Market to Reach $22.6 Billion by 2025

A smart airport is an airport, which can completely exploit capabilities of mature as well as emerging technologies that are built to create a digital grid. The concept revolves around the use of a converged, carrier-grade IP (internet protocol) network with high-speed broadband capabilities that connects various components of the ecosystem, namely airlines, airports, airport city, security agencies, logistics and others. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Smart Airports estimated at US$17.2 Billion in the year 2022, is projected to reach a revised size of US$22.6 Billion by 2025, registering a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.5% over the analysis period. United States represents the largest regional market for Smart Airports, accounting for an estimated 23.0% share of the global total. The market is projected to reach US$5 Billion by the close of the analysis period. China is expected to spearhead growth and emerge as the fastest growing regional market with a CAGR of 13.1% over the analysis period.
Smart airport development mandates integration of complex technologies, infrastructure, processes, people and businesses, which is anticipated to drive significant growth in the global market for smart airport technologies. Future airports will leverage the capabilities of novel technologies, such as behavioral analytics, gamification, mobile apps, processors and sensors. The smart airport technology is likely to eliminate the need for check-in or security. Genia Photonics for instance developed a laser scanner that can scan through organic materials and clothes for detecting explosives and drugs. Further, passengers will be given clearance based on their biometrical and biological data. Future airports will leverage the capabilities of novel technologies, such as behavioral analytics, gamification, mobile apps, processors and sensors. Europe and North America represent the leading regional markets. European market for smart airports is expected to record growth driven by the anticipated rise in passengers flying on domestic and international routes, which will encourage adoption of improved technologies in the region`s airports. Growth in the US is fostered by the increasing focus on modernization initiatives of airports in these nations. Expanding passenger volumes is a major driving factor for smart airports market in developing nations. Increased aviation activity in these markets in the form of increased air travel, as a result of years of strong economic development, has been generating strong demand.

Select Competitors (Total 68 Featured):

  • Amadeus IT Group SA
  • Ascent Technology, Inc.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Daifuku North America Holding Company
  • Gentrack
  • Honeywell Building Solutions
  • IBM Corp.
  • Indra Sistemas, S.A
  • NEC Corporation of America
  • NICE Systems Ltd.
  • QinetiQ Group PLC
  • Raytheon Company
  • Sabre, Inc.
  • Scarabee
  • Selex ES S.P.A
  • Siemens AG
  • Thales S.A.
  • Wipro Ltd.

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Table of Contents

  • Influencer Market Insights
  • World Market Trajectories
  • Smart Airports: An Introductory Overview
  • Smart Airports: An Introduction
  • Smart Airport Ecosystem
  • Applications of Smart Airports
  • Terminal-side Smart Airport
  • Land-side Smart Airport
  • Airside Smart Airport
  • Smart Airport Technologies: An Overview
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Baggage Handling
  • Building Operations
  • Check-In
  • Security
  • Smart Airports Elevate Passenger Experience through Connected, Intelligent, Digitized, and Personalized Solutions
  • Smart Airports: Passport to Comfortable, Effortless, Seamless and Stress-free Smart Journeys
  • Airports Witness Digital Transformation
  • Major Digital Technologies for Smart Airports Summarized
  • Security: Prime Feature in Smart Airports
  • Myriad Benefits of Smart Airports over Traditional Airports Drive Widespread Adoption of Intelligent Airport Solutions
  • Key Challenges Faced by Traditional Airports
  • Smart Airports Provide Intelligent Data for Improving Airport Profitability
  • Smart Airports Transform Travel Experience of Passengers
  • Technology to Overwhelm Passengers in the Airport of the Future
  • Smart Airports of the Future: Key Technologies & their Use Cases
  • Smart Airports: An Evolutionary Scan of Airport Infrastructure Models
  • The Basic Airport: Traditional Airports of the Past
  • The Agile Airport: The Technology Adaptive Airports of the Recent Past
  • Advent of Smart Airports: Most of the Current Prominent Airports
  • Fully Digital, Instrumented, Intelligent, and Connected Airports: The Future Smart Airports
  • Smart Airports Market: Growth Prospects and Outlook
  • Developed Regions Dominate Spending, While Developing Markets to Spearhead Future Growth
  • Terminal-Side Upgrades Dominate Smart Airports Spending
  • Market Fortunes Intrinsically Tied to the Health of Global Economy
  • Global Economic Outlook: Real GDP Growth Rates in % by Country/Region for the Years 2018 through 2021
  • Surging Air Travel and the Corresponding Increase in Passenger Traffic: The Fundamental Growth Driver
  • Annual Air Passenger Traffic (in Millions) Worldwide by Country: 2010-2018
  • Global Passenger Air Traffic Revenues (in US$ Billion): 2010-2019
  • Global Annual Air Traffic in Trillion RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) for the Period 1975 to 2038
  • Projected Growth in Global Airline Traffic (RPK) by Geographic Region: 2018-2038
  • Air Travel Dominates International Tourism Industry: Breakdown of Tourism Market (in %) by Mode of Transportation for 2000 and 2018
  • World Aviation Routes: Top Routes Ranked by Annual Air Travel Growth (in %) for the Period 2018-2038
  • Limited Number of Airports with Capacity Issues Resulting from Passenger Traffic Favor Digital Shift
  • Pressure to Improve Efficiency and Cut Costs
  • Disruption of Conventional Models
  • Passenger Security and Safety
  • Passenger Experience
  • Penetration of Advanced Technologies
  • Stable Commercial Aviation Outlook Signals Opportunities for Smart Airport Solutions
  • Global Commercial Aircraft Fleet Projections: Breakdown of Fleet (in Units) by Region for 2018 and 2038
  • Competition
  • Leading Companies Offering Smart Airport Technologies & Solutions
  • Recent Market Activity
  • Smart Airports - Global Key Competitors Percentage Market Share in 2022 (E)
  • Competitive Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)
  • Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession
  • Growing Investments in Airport IT Infrastructure Drive Healthy Growth in Spending on Smart Airports
  • Global Airport Infrastructure Expenditure ($ Billion) by Geographic Region: 2016, 2021, and 2026
  • Why Investments in Smart Airports are Important
  • Passenger Self Service Processes Dominate Airport Investments
  • Automation of Check-In Processes Record Maximum IT Investments
  • Global Airport Investments in Smart Technologies: Percentage of Airports Investing by Type of Technology (2020P)
  • Cloud Services Remain the Preferred ICT Technology for Airport Investments
  • Upcoming Smart Cities to Fuel Large-Scale Adoption of Smart Airport Solutions
  • Robust Investments in Smart City ICT Technologies Provides the Foundation for the Growth of Smart Airports: Global Market for Smart City Technologies (Hardware, Software, and Services) in US$ Million for the Years 2017 & 2020
  • The Digital Passenger with Mobile Device Connectivity: The Most Important Enabler of Smart Airport Technologies
  • Productivity Gains to Catalyze Implementation of Mobile Technology
  • All-time Connectivity: The Essential Requirement for Enhancing Passenger Experience
  • Dynamic Resource Allocation through Technology Adoption
  • Airports Offer Innovative Mobile-based Services for the Always-Connected Traveler
  • Mobile Apps for Efficient Information Dissemination
  • Mobile-based Services at Airports Worldwide: Percentage of Airports Offering Passenger Services through Mobile Apps for 2016 and 2018
  • Digital Passengers Seek Mobile-based Travel Updates from Airports
  • Mobile Capabilities for Collection and Sharing of Actionable Information
  • Smart Airports Use Social Media for Direct Engagement with the Digital Passenger
  • Omnipresence of Smartphones, Tablets, and Declining Prices of Connected Devices Drive Digital Passengers Growth
  • Global Smartphone Connections in Millions for the Period 2013-2018)
  • Smartphone and Tablet PCs Shipments in Million Units for the Years 2019, 2021 and 2023
  • Data Security and System Integration: Key Challenges for Airports in Tapping Intended Value
  • Huge Potential Offered by the Internet of Things (IoT) Technology Benefit Market Prospects
  • Global Number of IoT Connected Devices (In Billion) for the Years 2016, 2018, 2020, 2022 & 2025
  • Smart Airport Architecture through Integration of RFID and IoT
  • IoT-Enabled Beacons Offer Vast Prospective Applications
  • IoT-Based Environment Controlling Solution for Santiago de Chile Airport
  • Rising Popularity of Smart Self-Service Airport Processes Drive Market Penetration
  • Self Check-in Kiosks Significantly Reduce Passenger Waiting Times
  • Air Passenger Check-in at Airports Worldwide by Method (in %) for 2018 and 2021
  • Self-Service Boarding Gates Eliminate Long Queues
  • Common Use Self-Service Kiosks (CUSS) Cut Down Staffing Costs for Airports
  • Baggage Handling at Airports Becomes Smart, Bodes Well for the Market
  • Smart Technologies Aid in Reducing Baggage Mishandling Rates
  • Factors Attributed to Passenger Baggage Delays in Air Travel: Percentage Breakdown of Delayed Bags by Reason for 2019
  • IATA's Resolution 753 Necessitates Continuous Baggage Monitoring & Tracking
  • Biometrics: A Vital Technology for Achieving Airport Automation
  • Installations of Fingerprint Recognition & Advanced Palm Print Technology Gain Traction
  • 3D Face Recognition to Drive Facial Recognition Biometrics Use for Traveler Verification
  • Iris Biometrics Witness Increasing Popularity at Prominent Airports
  • Biometric APC Kiosks: A Cost-Effective Solution for Reducing Congestion at Airports
  • Global ABC eGate and Kiosk Market Revenues in $ Million for the Years 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2020
  • Mounting Security Risks Drives Demand for Automated Border Controls and e-Gates
  • Global Biometric Automated Passport Control (APC) Kiosks Market: Percentage Breakdown of Number of Kiosks Deployed by Region for 2020P
  • Cloud-based Services Garner Prominence in the e-Gates Market
  • Growing Need to Address Privacy Challenges Drives Adoption of Smart Airport Security Technologies
  • Persistent Terror Threat Provides Impetus to Airport Security Market
  • Cybersecurity Threats and Means to Tackle
  • Smart Security (SmartS): Accelerated Security Checks without Compromising Security Protocols
  • Airport Security to Benefit from Biometric Smart Gates
  • Smart Technologies Promote Diversification of Revenue Generation for Airports
  • Worldwide Airport Industry Revenue Breakdown (in %) for Aeronautical and Non-Aeronautical Segments: 2019
  • Smart Airports to Offer Luxury Brand Experience to Travelers
  • Data Generated by Smart Airports Provides New Revenue Generation Opportunities for Operators
  • Rising Investments in Smart Airport Related Sensor Technologies Lends Traction to Market Growth
  • Wearable Technology: The Next Big Thing for Smart Airports Implementation
  • Growing Prominence of Advanced Wireless Technologies in Smart Networks Favors Market Demand
  • Extensive Applications of Business Intelligence Solutions Provides the Perfect Platform for Market Growth
  • Business Intelligence Analysis at Airports: Percentage of Airports Conducting BI Analysis by Priority Area for 2018
  • BI Solutions: Playing a Prominent Role in Deriving Value from Information
  • Business Intelligence Solutions for Collaborative Decision Making at Airports
  • Trends & Technologies Impacting Smart Airports Market
  • Automation, AI, and Data Management Set to be Game-Changing Technologies for Airports of the Future
  • Cloud Computing: Enabling Cost-Effective Transformation of Airports into Smart Airports
  • Cloud Computing Advancements Drive Adoption Smart Airport Technologies
  • Cloud-based IT Solutions to Deliver Efficient Airside Services
  • Blockchain: A Promising Technology for Smart Airports
  • Climate Change Impact and Focus on Efficiency Drives Focus onto Smart Airports
  • Growing Expectations of Business Travelers Promote Technology Adoption at Airports
  • Rapid Urbanization & Expanding Middle Class: Megatrends Favoring Market Growth
  • World Urban Population in Thousands: 1950-2050P
  • Degree of Urbanization Worldwide: Urban Population as a % of Total Population by Geographic Region for the Years 1950, 1970, 1990, 2018, 2030 and 2050
  • Global Middle Class Population (In Million) by Region for the Years 2020, 2025 and 2030
  • Global Middle Class Spending (US$ Trillion) by Region for the Years 2020, 2025, 2030
  • Innovations & Advancements
  • Smart Airports of the 2020s and 2030s
  • Futuristic Airports: A Glimpse of the Best Travel Service Providers
  • Smart Trolley at Airports
  • Beacons Technology Revolutionizes Passenger Travel Experience
  • Top Airports that are Using Beacon Technology
  • Future Application Areas for Beacons Technology in Airlines and Airports
  • Smart Airport Platform by T-Systems
  • Smart Airport Technologies from Leidos
  • Major Smart Technologies and Solutions of OAMC
  • Robots for Passenger and Baggage Movement
  • S.M.A.R.T.: Wi-Fi Network for High-Traffic Airports
  • Advanced Passport Scanner & Other Authentication Technologies
  • SmartGUARD: Revolutionary App for Improved Airport Security
  • Smart Airport Capacity Planning Solutions
  • Smart Lighting Solutions for Smart Airports
  • Smart Airports Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United States for 2022 (E)
  • The Urgent Need to Transform Aging and Smaller Airports into Smart Airports Drives Market Growth
  • Rapid Adoption of New and Advanced Technologies for Airport Modernization Bodes Well for the Market
  • Improving Commercial Aviation Sector Benefits Market Prospects
  • Annual Air Passenger Traffic (Millions) in the US: 2010-2018
  • Self-Service Technology Adoption Transform Passenger Experience at Airports
  • Self-Service Customs Clearance Kiosks Cut Down Waiting Time
  • Government Funding for Passenger Identification Projects at Airports Drive Demand for Biometric Technologies
  • FAA to Use Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast
  • E-Gates or Kiosks for Border Control in the US
  • Healthy Rise in Air Passenger Traffic Fuel Demand for Smart Airport Infrastructure
  • Annual Air Passenger Traffic (Millions) in Canada: 2010-2018
  • Smart Airports Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Japan for 2022 (E)
  • Rising Air Travel and Installation of Facial Biometrics Drive Steady Market Growth
  • Annual Air Passenger Traffic (Millions) in Japan: 2010-2018
  • Japan Deploys J-BIS Biounit Immigration Control System at Airports
  • Smart Airports Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in China for 2022 (E)
  • Surging Demand for Air Travel Offers Huge Market Growth Potential
  • Annual Air Passenger Traffic (Millions) in China: 2010-2018
  • Number of Civil Airports in China for the Years 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018
  • Extensive Development Plans Bode Well for Smart Airports Spending
  • Rising Outbound Travels of Tech-Savvy Millennials Drives Airports to Adopt Advanced Technologies
  • Top Spenders Worldwide on Outbound Travel: Breakdown of Travel Expenditure (US$ Billion) by Country for 2018
  • The ‘Zhai Economy’: The Lucrative Target Group with the ‘Homebody-Culture’
  • Smart Airports Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Europe for 2022 (E)
  • Rising Passenger Volumes Drive Airport Automation Initiatives in Europe
  • Annual Air Passenger Traffic (Millions) in Select European Countries: 2010-2018
  • IT Adoption Critical for Improving Passenger’s Travel Experience
  • Europe Commences Biometric Trials at Borders
  • FastPass: An Ambitious Automated Border Control Project in the EU
  • Smart Airports Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in France for 2022 (E)
  • Smart Airports Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Germany for 2022 (E)
  • Immigration Made Easy with Self-Service Gates in Italy
  • Annual Air Passenger Traffic (Millions) in Italy: 2010-2018
  • Smart Airports Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United Kingdom for 2022 (E)
  • High Technology Acceptance Encourages Spending on Smart Airport Technologies
  • Annual Air Passenger Traffic (Millions) in the UK: 2010-2018
  • London Airports: Towards Slow and Steady Transformation into Smart Airports
  • Use of Novel Technologies at the Heathrow Airport
  • London City Airport Invests £16 Million in Western Pier
  • Gatwick Airport Invests in Transforming North Terminal
  • Increasing Air Traffic Drive the Need for Expansion and Modernization
  • Annual Air Passenger Traffic (Millions) in Russia: 2010-2018
  • Smart Airports Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Asia-Pacific for 2022 (E)
  • Booming Commercial Aviation Sector and Surging Air Passenger Traffic Drive Development of World-Class Airports
  • International Tourist Arrivals (in Million) in Asia-Pacific by Country: 2010 and 2018
  • Asia Remains at the Forefront of Global Airport IT Investments
  • Asian Countries Use Biometrics for Border Control at Major Airports
  • Major Developments and Trends Set to Shape Airports of the Future in Asia-Pacific
  • Smart Airports Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Australia for 2022 (E)
  • SmartGate Deployment in Australia
  • Smart Airports Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in India for 2022 (E)
  • Focus on New Generation Tools and Growing Commercial Aviation Sector Benefit Market Growth
  • Annual Air Passenger Traffic (Millions) in India: 2010-2018
  • Smart Airports Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Latin America for 2022 (E)
  • Latin America Offers Growth Opportunities for Airport Security Infrastructure
  • Biometrics Becomes an Integral Technology Component at Brazilian Airports
  • Mexico: Mobile Technology Aids in Improving Passenger’s Travel Experience
  • Smart Airports Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Middle East for 2022 (E)
  • Robust Growth in Air Traffic Drives Investments in Smart Airport Technologies
  • Annual Air Passenger Traffic (Millions) in Select Middle Eastern Countries: 2010-2018
  • Congested Airspace Shifts Focus to Advanced ATC Technologies
  • Security: Primary Focus of Airport’s Technology Investments
  • UAE: New Airports and Expansion Initiatives Drive Smart Airport Solutions Adoption
  • Smartworld: A Smart Airport Technologies JV of Etisalat and Dubai World Central (DWC)
  • UAE Airports Witness Increasing Deployment of Automated Border Control Systems
  • Dubai Expo 2020: Investments Pour into Airport Upgrade Projects
  • Smart Airports Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Africa for 2022 (E)
  • Total Companies Profiled: 68

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Amadeus IT Group SA
  • Ascent Technology, Inc.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Daifuku North America Holding Company
  • Gentrack
  • Honeywell Building Solutions
  • IBM Corp.
  • Indra Sistemas, S.A
  • NEC Corporation of America
  • NICE Systems Ltd.
  • QinetiQ Group PLC
  • Raytheon Company
  • Sabre, Inc.
  • Scarabee
  • Selex ES S.P.A
  • Siemens AG
  • Thales S.A.
  • Wipro Ltd.