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Aircraft Cabin Interiors - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

  • ID: 4911770
  • Report
  • September 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 540 pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Astronics Corporation
  • BAE Systems plc
  • Bucher Group
  • Cobham plc
  • Collins Aerospace
  • Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG
  • MORE
The global market for Aircraft Cabin Interiors is projected to reach US$36.6 billion by 2025, driven by shifting interior design perspectives which are changing from the traditional focus on functional optimization towards quality of passenger experience. The quality of the travelling environment is today of significant importance for airline companies against a backdrop of growing competition and increased commoditization of air travel services. One of the ways to de-commoditize air travel is to create new value. With people around the globe today increasingly investing in memories that come with vacations and family travels rather than spending on material things, the flying experience, especially in-flight experience is gathering importance. Comfortable interiors are therefore emerging into a powerful service differentiator. The psychological impact of comfort is helping bring aircraft interiors into focus on par with mechanical engineering designs. Few of the ways in which cabin interiors influence passenger comfort and flying experience include cabins adorned and decorated with rich tapestry, upholstery and furnishings help impart of sense of luxurious comfort; bright and stylish cabins create a feeling of well-being and satisfaction with the services offered; cabins with more space and legroom create an Illusion of more value for money; cabin lighting schemes influence passenger moods and perception of quality of the airline service. Similar to lighting, the color of cabin interiors also influence passenger mood and this explains why a large majority of aircraft have blue colored seats. Blue as a color is known for its calming effect and is therefore valued for its touted ability to make travel less stressful by invoking feelings of trust, efficiency, serenity, coolness. Other popular colors for cabin interiors include yellow which boosts self-esteem, optimism and confidence; green which encourages feelings of harmony, equilibrium and peace; and orange which brings sensuality, passion and fun into the flying experience.

The retrofit segment is estimated to witness strong growth rate in the coming years as a result of upgrades of aircraft seating systems in aging commercial fleets to improve passenger safety. The business class segment of the aircraft seating market is also expected to account for a sizable share of revenues supported by demand for luxurious seating solutions against the backdrop of rising incomes, and greater spending by companies on corporate travel. A key trend in the seating market is the growing investments in raw fabrics and technical textiles for producing quality seats and increasing use of advanced hybrid composite materials for manufacturing aircraft seats. Smart and sophisticated windows and windshields are gaining in prominence for their advanced features such as trajectory predictions, performance computation and navigation. Like aircraft seats, composite windows and windshields will score the highest market gains given the focus shed on lightweight interior components to improve fuel economy and lower fuel costs. Few of the advancements in aircraft windows and windshields include smart dimmable windows that allow adjustment of light quantity. Smart windows are gradually replacing traditional standard plastic shade pull-down windows. A key trend in the market is the growing demand for carbon fiber composites as it allows deployment of IFE (in-flight entertainment) systems, such as passenger interfaces for games, telephone services, music and movies as well as touch screens within airplanes. The United States and Europe represent large markets worldwide with a combined share of 67.6% of the market. China ranks as the fastest growing market with a CAGR of 9.8% over the analysis period supported by blossoming domestic aviation market under the aegis of economic modernization which has resulted in over 600 million passengers travelling annually through China’s expanding network of airports.

Competitors identified in this market include, among others:
  • Astronics Corp.
  • BAE Systems plc
  • Bucher Group
  • Cobham plc
  • Collins Aerospace
  • Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG
  • FACC AG
  • Global Eagle Entertainment Inc.
  • Gogo LLC
  • Honeywell International, Inc.
  • JAMCO Corp.
  • Panasonic Avionics Corp.
  • RECARO Aircraft Seating GmbH & Co. KG
  • Safran S. A.
  • Thales S. A.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Astronics Corporation
  • BAE Systems plc
  • Bucher Group
  • Cobham plc
  • Collins Aerospace
  • Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG
  • MORE
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & REPORT SCOPE

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW
  • An Introduction to Aircraft Cabin Interior
  • Aircraft Cabin Interiors: Current Market Scenario and Outlook
  • While Developed Regions Remain Traditional Revenue Contributors, Developing Regions Exhibit Fast Paced Growth
  • World Aircraft Cabin Interiors Market by Region: Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Developed and Developing Regions (2019 & 2025)
  • World Aircraft Cabin Interiors Market - Geographic Regions Ranked by CAGR (Revenues) for 2018-2025: China, Asia-Pacific, Rest of World, Latin America, Europe, USA, Canada, and Japan
  • Seating Solutions Drive Overall Growth in Aircraft Cabin Interiors Market
  • In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) Segment Set to Make Big Gains
  • Sophisticated Lighting Solutions Widen Addressable Market
  • Improvements in Aircraft Galley Augur Well
  • Advanced Lavatory Solutions Enthuse Air Passengers
  • Innovative Windows & Windshields Make a Cut
  • Global Economic Environment Influences Demand Dynamics
  • Global Economic Outlook: Real GDP Growth Rates in % by Country/Region for the Years 2017 through 2020
  • Global Competitor Market Shares
  • Aircraft Cabin Interior Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2019
  • Seating (Type) Market Share Shift by Company: 2019
  • Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession
2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
  • Astronics Corporation (USA)
  • BAE Systems plc (UK)
  • Bucher Group (Switzerland)
  • Cobham plc (UK)
  • Collins Aerospace (USA)
  • Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG (Germany)
  • FACC AG (Austria)
  • Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (USA)
  • Gogo LLC (USA)
  • Honeywell International, Inc. (USA)
  • JAMCO Corporation (Japan)
  • Panasonic Avionics Corporation (USA)
  • RECARO Aircraft Seating GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
  • Safran S.A. (France)
  • Thales S.A. (France)
3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS
  • Progressive Growth in the Commercial Aviation Sector Creates Fertile Environment for Aircraft Cabin Interiors Market
  • Global Commercial Aircraft Fleet Size (in Units) by Aircraft Type for the Years 2018 and 2038
  • Global Commercial Aircraft Fleet Size (in Units) by Geographic Region for the Years 2018 & 2038
  • Global Air Traffic Demand: Number of Air Passengers in Billion for the Years 2011 to 2025
  • Rising Demand for Wide Body Commercial Aircrafts Augurs Well
  • Business & General Aviation Segment Amplifies Market Demand
  • Number of General Aviation Aircrafts Produced Worldwide for the Years 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018
  • Global General Aviation Market: Revenue Share (in %) by Aircraft Type for 2019
  • Growth of Low-Cost Carriers Favors Market Prospects
  • LCC Short Haul Market as % of Total Seat Capacity by Region
  • Aging Aircraft Widen Addressable Market for Aircraft Cabin Interiors
  • Global Average Aircraft Fleet Age (In Years) by Geographic Region/Country for Cumulative Period 2018-2023 and 2023-2028
  • Improving Military Budgets to Spur Demand for High-Tech Cabin Interiors
  • Composites Emerge as Dominant Material Type
  • Carbon Fiber Composites Find Favor Offering Lightweight & Durable Alternative
  • 3D Printing Eases Critical Manufacturing Requirements of Aircraft Cabin Interiors
  • List of Select 3D Printing Materials for Aerospace Applications
  • Airlines Effecting Cabin Makeovers and Modifications to Please Flyers and Make Profit
  • Upgrade Trends across Different Cabin Classes
  • Fewer Amenities Present Upselling Opportunities
  • In-Flight Connectivity
  • LED Systems and Cabin Refurbishments
  • Designers Using Specific Elements to Positively Impact Passengers’ In Flight Experience
  • Robotics and Automation Technologies Enhance Design, Manufacture & Installation of Aircraft Cabin Interiors
  • Advancements in Aircraft Cabins Space to Improve Ambience and Passenger Experience
  • Evolution and Advancements in Aircraft Interior Lighting Market
  • Stringent Testing Allows Airplane Windows to Withstand Vast Amount of Stress
  • Stringent Testing Guidelines
  • Stress and Bird Strike Testing
  • Passenger Cabin Windows
  • Aircraft Windshield Fasteners
  • Backup Systems for Emergency
  • Digital Color Management Streamlining Cabin Design Process
  • Digital Tools Overcome Issues Related to Color Perception
  • Discreet Technologies Finding Use in Aircraft Interiors
  • Real, Authentic Materials
  • Select Innovative Aircraft Cabin Design and Concepts
  • Cabin Systems
  • In-flight Entertainment and Connectivity
  • Cabin Concepts
  • Material & Components
  • Passenger Comfort Hardware
  • Select Product Innovations and Launches
  • Cabin Safety Draw Significant Attention
4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

III. MARKET ANALYSIS

GEOGRAPHIC MARKET ANALYSIS

UNITED STATES
  • Improving Commercial Aviation Sector to Boost Prospects
  • Outsourcing: Looming Large Over the Aerospace Industry
CANADA

JAPAN

CHINA
  • China: Fastest Growing Market
  • Comac Threatens to Overturn the Hegemony of Airbus and Boeing
EUROPE
  • Europe: A Major Aerospace Hub
FRANCE

GERMANY

ITALY

UNITED KINGDOM

SPAIN

RUSSIA

REST OF EUROPE

ASIA-PACIFIC
  • Booming Commercial Aviation Sector Signals Plenty of Opportunities
  • Market Prospects and Opportunities in a Nutshell
AUSTRALIA

INDIA

SOUTH KOREA

REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

LATIN AMERICA

ARGENTINA

BRAZIL

MEXICO

REST OF LATIN AMERICA

MIDDLE EAST

IRAN

ISRAEL

SAUDI ARABIA

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

REST OF MIDDLE EAST

AFRICA

IV. COMPETITION
  • Total Companies Profiled: 74
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
  • Astronics Corporation
  • BAE Systems plc
  • Bucher Group
  • Cobham plc
  • Collins Aerospace
  • Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG
  • FACC AG
  • Global Eagle Entertainment Inc.
  • Gogo LLC
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • JAMCO Corporation
  • Panasonic Avionics Corporation
  • RECARO Aircraft Seating GmbH & Co. KG
  • Safran S.A.
  • Thales S.A.
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
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