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Europe Aircraft Seating Market By Class (Business, First, Premium Economy, Economy), By Type (9g v/s 16g), By Fit Type (Retrofit, Line fit), By Aircraft Type, By Component, Material, By End User (OEM and MRO), By Country, Forecast & Opportunities, 2025

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  • May 2020
  • Region: Europe
  • TechSci Research
  • ID: 5031379
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The European Aircraft Seating Market is expected to grow at a formidable rate during the forecast period. The European Aircraft Seating Market is driven by the growing demand for retrofit and customized seats. Additionally, upgradation of existing aircraft seating infrastructure is further propelling the market during forecast years. Furthermore, increasing air traffic due to availability of tickets at a discounted rate is projected to drive the market until 2025. Also, the flourishing tourism industry is positively impacting the growth of the market.

The European Aircraft Seating Market is segmented based on class, type, fit type, aircraft type, component, material, end-user, company and regional distribution. Based on class, the market can be categorized into business, first, premium economy and economy. The premium economy segment is expected to register significant growth during the forecast period. This can be accredited to the increasing demand for premium economy seats by travelers owing to the cheaper ticket value in comparison to business class seats. Based on aircraft type, the market can be fragmented into narrow body aircraft, wide body aircraft, very large aircraft, regional transport aircraft, business jets. The narrow body aircrafts segment is expected to dominate the market owing to the increasing demand for narrow body aircraft from low-cost carriers. Low-cost airliners tend to procure narrow-body aircraft, owing to their need for short distance travel and the aircraft's easy maintenance.

Major players operating in the European Aircraft Seating Market include Lufthansa Technik AG, Zodiac Aerospace (Safran), Geven S.p.A., Recaro Aircraft Seating (Putsch GmbH & Co. KG), Stelia Aerospace, JAMCO Europe BV, Zim Flugsitz GmbH, Acro Aircraft Seating, Aviointeriors S.p.A., Thompson Aero Seating and others. The companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new products in order to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments. For instance, in April 2018, Geven SPA and Lufthansa Group signed a contract to provide ESSENZA seat models for Austrian Airlines, A320, and A321neo fleet. This is part of a larger cabin design modernization project that Lufthansa Group is undertaking as part of its development and growth plan.

Years considered for this report:
  • Historical Years: 2015-2018
  • Base Year: 2019
  • Estimated Year: 2020
  • Forecast Period: 2021–2025

Objective of the Study:
  • To analyze and forecast the market size of the European Aircraft Seating Market.
  • To classify and forecast the European Aircraft Seating Market based on class, type, fit type, aircraft type, component, material, end-user, company and country distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for the European Aircraft Seating Market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in the European Aircraft Seating Market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in the European Aircraft Seating Market.

The author performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, researchers sourced a list of manufacturers across the region. Subsequently, researchers conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, researchers could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. The author analyzed the manufacturers, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the region.

The author calculated the market size of the European Aircraft Seating Market by using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. The author sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied.

Key Target Audience:
  • Aircraft seating manufacturers, suppliers and other stakeholders
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to aircraft seating
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers and partners, end-users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on the market opportunities.

Report Scope:
In this report, the European Aircraft Seating Market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

Market, By Class:
  • Business
  • First
  • Premium Economy
  • Economy

Market, By Type:
  • 9g
  • 16g

Market, By Fit Type:
  • Retrofit
  • Line fit

Market, By Aircraft Type:
  • Narrow Body Aircraft
  • Wide Body Aircraft
  • Very Large Aircraft
  • Regional Transport Aircraft
  • Business Jets

Market, By Component:
  • Foams and Fittings
  • Seat Actuators
  • Others

Market, By Material:
  • Structure Material
  • Upholsteries & Seat Cover
  • Cushion Filling Material
  • Others

Market, By End-User:
  • OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer)
  • MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul)

Market, By Country:
  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Spain

Competitive Landscape
Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in the European Aircraft Seating Market.

Available Customizations:
With the given market data, the author offers customizations according to a client’s specific needs.

Table of Contents

1. Product Overview2. Research Methodology3. Executive Summary4. Voice of Customer
5. Europe Aircraft Seating Market Outlook
5.1. Market Size & Forecast
5.1.1. By Value
5.2. Market Share & Forecast
5.2.1. By Class (Business, First, Premium Economy, Economy)
5.2.2. By Type (9g v/s 16g)
5.2.3. By Fit Type (Retrofit, Line fit)
5.2.4. By Aircraft Type (Narrow Body Aircraft, Wide Body Aircraft, Very Large Aircraft, Regional Transport Aircraft, Business Jets)
5.2.5. By Component (Foams and Fittings, Seat Actuators, Others)
5.2.6. Material (Structure Material, Upholsteries & Seat Cover, Cushion Filling Material, and Others)
5.2.7. By End User (OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul))
5.2.8. By Country
5.2.9. By Company (2019)
5.3. Product Market Map
6. Germany Aircraft Seating Market Outlook
6.1. Market Size & Forecast
6.1.1. By Value
6.2. Market Share & Forecast
6.2.1. By Class
6.2.2. By Fit Type
6.2.3. By Aircraft Type
6.2.4. By End User
7. France Aircraft Seating Market Outlook
7.1. Market Size & Forecast
7.1.1. By Value
7.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.2.1. By Class
7.2.2. By Fit Type
7.2.3. By Aircraft Type
7.2.4. By End User
8. United Kingdom Aircraft Seating Market Outlook
8.1. Market Size & Forecast
8.1.1. By Value
8.2. Market Share & Forecast
8.2.1. By Class
8.2.2. By Fit Type
8.2.3. By Aircraft Type
8.2.4. By End User
9. Italy Aircraft Seating Market Outlook
9.1. Market Size & Forecast
9.1.1. By Value
9.2. Market Share & Forecast
9.2.1. By Class
9.2.2. By Fit Type
9.2.3. By Aircraft Type
9.2.4. By End User
10. Spain Aircraft Seating Market Outlook
10.1. Market Size & Forecast
10.1.1. By Value
10.2. Market Share & Forecast
10.2.1. By Class
10.2.2. By Fit Type
10.2.3. By Aircraft Type
10.2.4. By End User
11. Market Dynamics
11.1. Drivers
11.2. Challenges
12. Market Trends & Developments
13. Competitive Landscape
13.1. Competition Outlook
13.2. Global Players Profiled (Leading Companies)
13.2.1. Lufthansa Technik AG
13.2.2. Zodiac Aerospace (Safran)
13.2.3. Geven S.p.A.
13.2.4. Recaro Aircraft Seating (Putsch GmbH & Co. KG)
13.2.5. Stelia Aerospace
13.2.6. JAMCO Europe BV
13.2.7. Zim Flugsitz GmbH
13.2.8. Acro Aircraft Seating
13.2.9. Aviointeriors S.p.A.
13.2.10. Thompson Aero Seating
14. Strategic Recommendations15. About the author & Disclaimer

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • Lufthansa Technik AG
  • Zodiac Aerospace (Safran)
  • Geven S.p.A.
  • Recaro Aircraft Seating (Putsch GmbH & Co. KG)
  • Stelia Aerospace
  • JAMCO Europe BV
  • Zim Flugsitz GmbH
  • Acro Aircraft Seating
  • Aviointeriors S.p.A.
  • Thompson Aero Seating