Global Aircraft Cabin Interior Market

Aircraft Cabin Interior Market: Increasing Focus of OEMs Towards Improving Air Travel Quality and Safety to Drive Growth; Global Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2016-2026


Aircraft cabin interior components make up the interior of an aircraft. These components provide the aircraft cabin with relevant aesthetics and structural integrity. Components that make up the aircraft cabin interior range from windows to seats, and are assembled in such as way within the aircraft fuselage that it can be fitted and withdrawn easily.

Global aircraft cabin Interior market is projected to ascend at a CAGR of 3.2% in terms of revenue over the forecast period (2016–2026) driven by various factors

Drivers and Trends

Increase in preference for air travel over the years is the key driving factor fueling growth of the aircraft cabin interior market, while higher number of aircraft leasing by major airline carriers, frequent refurbishment of aircraft interiors in order to keep the aircraft fleet appealing and increasing number of long flight travels prompting for adoption of improved interior components are other drivers driving growth of the market.

Bridging the gap between economy seating and business seating called the premium economy seating and implementation of in-flight entertainment systems in all classes of seating are major emerging trends observed in the aircraft cabin interior market

Market Segmentation

The product type segment of the aircraft cabin interior market comprises flooring, sidewalls/liners, carts, overhead bins, seats, lavatory, monuments, windows and others. The seats segment holds the highest market share of 28.2% in aircraft cabin interior market, while overhead bins segment is anticipated to grow the fastest in terms of value at a CAGR of 5.0% over the forecast period. This is due to preference of passengers opting to carry more compartment luggage into the aircraft cabin.

global aircraft cabin interior market

On the basis of aircraft type, the market has been segmented into large body aircraft, wide body aircraft and narrow body aircraft. Due to economic constraints and improvement in regional operations of air travel, narrow body aircrafts is the most attractive segment in the aircraft type accounting for over 55% of the global market.

On the basis of distribution channel, the market has been segmented to OEM and aftermarket. While OEM is the most common sales route preferred by aircraft manufacturers, aftermarket is gaining steady traction, as airline carriers frequently renovate their aircraft cabin interiors.

Key Regions

Latin America and Asia Pacific excl. Japan are the most promising regions for growth of the market, with airline carriers in the region placing large orders for narrow body aircraft, while major airlines in the Middle East and Africa region are focusing on expand their fleet of large body aircraft, in turn driving market growth. In contrast, growth of the aircraft cabin interior market in North America and Europe may grow at a slower pace due to decline of aircraft orders. Despite slow growth, North America holds the highest market share of 33.8% in terms of sales revenue generated by the market.

Key Players

Major players identified in the aircraft cabin interior market are B/E Aerospace, Inc., Zodiac Aerospace S.A. and Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG. contributing a combined market share of over 70%. Other major players are United Technologies Corporation, HAECO Group, Aviointeriors S.p.A., Geven S.p.A., Bucher Group, Panasonic Avionics Corporation, Turkish Cabin Interior Inc., SCI Cabin Interiors and factorydesign that cater to aircraft manufacturers and airline carriers. Strategies employed by key players to enhance their market presence is by technical innovations of products and improved product customization, while mergers and acquisitions are being pursued at a much slower pace.

Future Market Insights provides an in-depth market research report on the global aircraft cabin interior market for the forecast period (2016–2026). The objective of this report is to offer an understanding of the market on a global level, development and trends in the market, opportunities for producers operating in the market and provide insights related to various segments of the aircraft cabin interior market.

Product innovation of various components comprising the aircraft cabin interior is the key strategy adopted by manufacturers in order to enhance their market presence. Improvement in aircraft delivery numbers over the years, increase in aircraft interior refurbishment and leasing of aircrafts also contribute to growth of the market. The global aircraft cabin interior market is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 3.2% over the forecast period.

The report is categorically split into five segments on the basis of product type, application, aircraft type, distribution channel and region. The market value across all the segments is identified in US$ Mn, while market volume is measured in square metres for flooring segment in product type category and a part of cabin & structure segment in application category. The market volume in other segments excluding the flooring segment is provided in thousand units. The report includes FMI’s study of drivers and restraints identified in the market global. Key trends scenario in the global market as well as regional market is incorporated in the report to provide key decision strategies and insights to the client.

The market is segmented as given below:

By Product Type

  • Flooring
  • Sidewalls/Liners
  • Carts
  • Overhead Bins
  • Seats
  • Lavatory
  • Monuments
  • Windows
  • Others

By Application

  • Seating System
  • Galley
  • Cabin & Structure
  • Equipment and System

By Aircraft Type

  • Narrow Body Aircraft
  • Wide Body Aircraft
  • Large Body Aircraft

By Distribution Channel

  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)
  • Aftermarket

By Region

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • Asia Pacific Excl. Japan
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa

Market size is inferred through thorough study and analysis through secondary research. The numbers deduced from secondary research is incorporated into the research report after confirmation of the market data estimates through various interviews and surveys conducted and collected from the industry and market experts.

For development of the market forecast, the report is initiated by estimating the size of the current market, giving a basic idea for forecasting the future growth of the market. Furthermore, FMI deduces the data through various analysis of supply and demand side, opportunities and trends of the aircraft cabin interior market.

The forecast of the said market across all segments is presented in terms of CAGR and other important parameters such year-on-year growth and absolute dollar opportunity. These parameters provide the client with detailed insights and future opportunities from the perspective of aircraft cabin interior market.

Another key note to be mentioned here is incorporation of market attractiveness index in the report detailing growth, performance and opportunities in the aircraft cabin interior market. The report is concluded by inclusion of the competitive landscape among major players involved in production of aircraft cabin interior components. The section contains an in-depth company profiling and dashboard presentation of major players

Key players identified in the global aircraft cabin interior market are as follows:

  • B/E Aerospace, Inc.
  • United Technologies Corporation
  • Zodiac Aerospace S.A.
  • HAECO Group
  • Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG
  • Aviointeriors S.p.A.
  • Geven S.p.A.
  • Bucher Group
  • Panasonic Avionics Corporation
  • Turkish Cabin Interior Inc.
  • SCI Cabin Interiors
  • factorydesign