Aircraft Cabin Interior Market

2021 Analysis and Review: Aircraft Cabin Interior Market by Distribution Channel – Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Aftermarket for 2021 – 2031

Aircraft cabin interior Market Snapshot

According to Future Market Insight’s (FMI), the global aircraft cabin interior market is forecast to grow at 2.70% in 2021, overcoming the uncertainty about market recovery and performance during a global pandemic. FMI also predicts that the aircraft cabin interior market will exceed the overall market valuation of US$ 14.5 Bn by the end of 2021.

Increasing production and sales of aircrafts will make North America a lucrative aircraft cabin interior market. Spurred by this, the North America aircraft cabin interior market is projected to grow at a steady CAGR during the forecast period.

According to the market research analysis, United Technologies Corporation, Safran S.A., Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG, HAECO Group, Honeywell International, Inc., and Panasonic Avionics Corporation are identified as key players in the aircraft cabin interior market holding more than 50% of global market shares in 2021.

Key Points Covered in Aircraft Cabin Interior Market Study

  • Market estimates and forecast 2021 – 2031
  • Key drivers and restrains impacting market growth
  • Segment-wise, Country-wise, and Region-wise Analysis
  • Competitive Mapping and Benchmarking
  • Brand share and Market Share Analysis
  • Key Product Innovations and Regulatory Climate
  • COVID-19 Impact On Aircraft Cabin Interior Market
  • Recommendation on Key Winning Strategies

2016 - 2020 Aircraft Cabin Interior Market Outlook In Comparison to 2021 – 2031 Forecast

Growing demand for aircraft refurbishing and space optimization in aircraft will create novel opportunities for aircraft cabin interior market growth. According to FMI, the market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 2.70% between 2021 and 2031. 

According to International Civil Aviation Organization, incorporation of low-cost carrier aircrafts in air transport sector has significantly influenced the aircraft cabin interior market. Thriving tourism sector, increase in air traffic, and growing flight iteration are factors driving the market growth.

Market players are working towards providing reconfigurable seats, custom mood lighting, and better internet connectivity to passengers. Rising inclination towards comfortable flying experience and maximum safety is accelerating the market growth.

Surge in new aircraft orders, rise in air travelers and rising popularity of in-flight entertainment system will proliferate the market demand in upcoming years.

Increasing research and development and incorporation of high tech products like internet of things and AI is further boosting the global aircraft cabin interiors market sales.

COVID-19 pandemic hampered the aviation industry due to imposition of lockdown and suspension of domestic and international flights across the globe. Increase in overall weight of aircraft, stringent safety regulations and absence of profitable airline services in emerging companies are hindering the market growth.

How Is Global Economic Growth Promoting Aircraft Cabin Interior Sales?

According to International Monetary Fund, global economy is forecast to grow at 6% in 2021. As economic growth elevates the standard of living and purchasing power of people, the air travel is expected to increase significantly. Increasing profits and substantial growth experienced by aerospace industry has fueled the demand for economic and comfortable aircraft cabin interiors.

Aircraft cabin interior market is anticipated to grow at a healthy pace owing to increasing demand for custom, luxurious, and comfortable cabin interiors with aesthetic lightings. Rising modernization and flourishing economic conditions in emerging economies has heightened the production and sales of aircrafts. Such boost in production of aircrafts has led to augmented demand for aircraft cabin interior across the globe.

Expanding fleet size of commercial aircrafts and high demand for customized interiors will drive the growth of the aircraft cabin interior aftermarket sales.

How Is Increasing Aircraft Production Affecting Aircraft Cabin Interior Market Demand?

The world is witnessing increasing air passenger traffic due to increased standard of living and growing affordability of air travel. Heavy air traffic has led to high demand for aircrafts which in turn is fueling the production of aircrafts.

Increasing production of commercial aircrafts, rise in total fleet size and growing need for aircraft refurbishing activities will drive the aircraft cabin interiors market.

Expansion of aircraft manufacturing facilities and associated activities in emerging economies will create lucrative growth opportunity in the global aircraft cabin interior market during the forecast period.

Increasing aircraft deliveries is influencing the global aircraft fleet size. AIRBUS delivered around 566 commercial aircrafts in 2020. With growing fleet of commissioned aircrafts, the demand for service, repair and maintenance of various components (Air Transport MRO) will increase, thus boosting the aircraft cabin interior market growth during the forecast period.

While narrow body aircrafts will lead the global aircraft production, but large body aircrafts will experience maximum CAGR throughout the forecast period.

Country-wise Analysis

Why Is U.S Dominating the Global Aircraft Cabin Interior Market?

The U.S. is the leading manufacturer of aircrafts backed by the presence of skilled and educated workforce, developed distribution systems, and favorable national policies. Presence of leading aircraft cabin interior market players and aircraft manufacturers in the country will drive the market growth.

The U.S. made aerospace components are required to pass through Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) standard of aviation safety. FAA approved components are considered to provide superior safety. Increasing worldwide confidence on US made products will boost the aircraft cabin interior market demand.  

According to International Air Transport Association, air transport and air tourism contributes around US$ 779 Bn annually. Growing network of airports and increasing foreign direct investments will drive the growth in demand of aircraft cabin interiors during forecast period.

What Are The Factors Driving Aircraft Cabin Interior Demand In The Russia?

According to the report published by the International Air Transport Association, around 1.8% of Russia’s GDP is backed by air transport sector and foreign tourists arriving by air. Increasing domestic and international traffic will create opportunities for aircraft cabin interior market growth in Russia.

Bulging fleet of foreign built aircrafts in Russia has elevated the demand for regular servicing, maintenance, and overhauling of multiple components. Shortage of man power capable of servicing such western aircrafts will drive the aftermarket aircraft cabin interior sales in Russia.

Increasing research activities through dedicated aviation centers in Russia along with thriving aviation industry across Europe is providing attractive opportunities for aircraft cabin interior manufacturers in the long-term.

How Will Aircraft Cabin Interior Market Growth Unfold in China?

Sales and production of aircraft cabin interiors in China is anticipated to increase significantly owing to booming domestic and civil aviation industry in the country coupled with government initiatives towards expanding its network of airports.

Rapid urbanization has led to around 600 million passengers travelling annually through domestic aviation. Increasing air traffic and heavy demand for aircrafts has boosted the demand for aircraft cabin interiors in China.

The government in China is also investing towards developing its own narrow body aircrafts, which is leading to promising market for aircraft cabin interior market growth.

Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd. (COMAC) developed China made trunk liner called C919 aircraft in 2020. In March 2021, China Eastern Airlines signed a purchase contract of C919 aircrafts with COMAC making it the world's first airline to operate C919 aircraft.

The inclination of the manufacturing industry towards setting up manufacturing facilities in China due to low cost and improved manufacturing capabilities will augment the aircraft cabin interior market growth.

How Are Government Initiatives Boosting Aircraft Cabin Interior Market Growth in India?

The India aviation industry is offering lucrative opportunity for aircraft interior market growth. According to the India Brand Equity Foundation, the spending power of Indian passenger is anticipated to reach up to US$ 136 Bn by 2021. To cater such high demands in air travel, India will require 2,380 new commercial airplanes by 2038.

However, the air transport is still unaffordable to a majority of the population but growing government initiatives and rising per capita income of the people will promote adoption of air transport, thus driving the aircraft interior market growth during the forecast period.

According to Press Information Bureau, government of India is planning to reduce custom duty on aviation sector components or parts, including engines, for manufacturing of aircraft by Public Sector Units of Ministry of Defence from 2.5% to 0%. Such measures will promote the growth of aviation industry, ultimately boosting the aircraft interior market growth.

Growth in civil aviation and government’s visIon of becoming the third-largest aviation market by 2021 is also driving demand as the Government of India through its “AATMANIRBHARTA” initiative is planning to reduce domestic manufacturing costs in aviation industry.

The Airport Authority of India’s (AAI) is striving towards abolishing royalty while offering discounts in lease rent to promote MRO units to set up facilities at its airports. This will create opportunities for growth in India.

Category-wise Insights

Why Is IFEC Gaining Popularity in Aircraft Cabin Interior Market?

To enhance the traveler’s experience and promote air travel, airlines are integrating modern in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) systems with their cabin interior. IFEC has also opened doors for in-flight retailing thus boosting the revenue generation. IFEC also allows the passengers to connect their private devices and enjoy their content on the go. Such factors will drive the growth of IFEC segment during the forecast period.

Which Aircraft Type Will Exhibit High Demand?

Increasing demand for long haul air travel has accelerated the production of large body aircraft. A custom designed interior which prioritizes passenger safety will elevate the passenger comfort and overall travel experience of the passenger at high altitudes. Adoption of long and wide body aircrafts will boost the aircraft cabin interior market sales.

Why is Aircraft Galley Segment Exhibiting Positive Growth?

Rapid modernization in aircraft components and interiors, retrofitting of interior cabins, and increasing demand for maintenance, overhaul and repair of aircrafts using new materials will boost the aircraft galley market growth.

Which Distribution Channel is Showcasing Promising Growth Potential?

A spike in aircraft deliveries is observed in past few years. With rise number in of commissioned aircrafts, the need for maintenance, servicing and repair of aircraft components is anticipated to increase driving the aftermarket distribution channel market growth.

Increasing demand of commercial aircrafts, growing consumer inclination towards air travel to save time and growing trend of customized interior are further accelerate the growth of the aircraft cabin interior aftermarket distribution channel.

Competitive Landscape

According to Future Market Insights, high competition among the aircraft cabin interior market players has fueled the extensive research and new product development to gain market advantage. Top ten market players including United Technologies Corporation occupy more than 50% of market share.

Emergence of new market players is making the market more consolidated. Inorganic strategies employed by market players to strengthen their market position include strategic acquisitions, collaborations, and merger with other companies.

Expansion of production capacity is in the cards as a method to expand and sustain in the global Aircraft Cabin Interior market.

In June 2021, HAECO ITM Limited announced that the company has extended its agreement with China airlines to assist the company with inventory technical management to the airline’s expanding Boeing 777 fleet.

The new contract covers services like component MRO, repair management, component pooling, component engineering, consumable and expendable parts support services, AOG support as well as onsite consignment stock in Taipei to all 16 of CAL’s Boeing 777 passenger and freighter fleet.

In June 2019, United Technologies Corporation announced to merge its aerospace business with Raytheon Co. creating a new company worth US$ 120 Bn. The merger will lead to creation of conglomerate which ranges from commercial aviation to defense procurement.

United Technologies Corporation signed a business agreement in January 2019, with Boeing and Iridium to provide Iridium Certus terminals for Boeing 737 MAX and 777X airplanes.

Aircraft cabin interior Market – Report Scope

Attribute

Details

Forecast Period

2021 – 2031

Historical Data Available for

2018 – 2028

Market Analysis

US$ Mn for Value & Units for Volume

Key Countries Covered

US, Canada, Germany, U.K., France, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, GCC Countries, Turkey, Northern Africa, and South Africa

Key Segments Covered

Sales Channel, Material Type, End use, Product Type, Region

Key Companies Profiled

  • 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 and Honeywell International, Inc. 

Report Coverage

Market Overview, Market Background, Market Forecast, Segmental Analysis, Regional Profiling and Competition Analysis

Customization & Pricing

Available upon Request

Key Questions Answered in the Report

  • What is aircraft cabin interior market size?

    Driven by increasing air traffic and growing demand for commercial aircrafts, the aircraft cabin interior market size is forecast to reach US$ 14.5 Bn in 2021.

  • At what rate did the aircraft cabin interior market expand in the last five years?

    Between 2016 and 2020, the aircraft cabin interior sales experienced a minor setback experiencing a growth rate at a -0.90% CAGR. The market grow was hampered due suspension of air travelling and transport due to pandemic in 2020.

  • What are the key trends shaping the aircraft cabin interior market?

    The key trends dominating the aircraft cabin interior market are adoption of in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) systems by airlines across all classes to attract customers and adoption of premium economy seating to enhance affordability for passengers.

  • What are the key factors driving aircraft cabin interior market demand?

    Surge in new aircraft orders, rise in air travelers, and rising popularity of low cost carriers are driving the aircraft cabin interior market demand.

  • What is the North America aircraft cabin interior market outlook?

    Demand registered in North America will continue rising, backed by presence of leading market players in the U.S. and Canada, the North America market is anticipated to expand at 2.00% CAGR during the forecast period.

  • Who are the leading companies in aircraft cabin interior market?

    United Technologies Corporation, Safran S.A., Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG, HAECO Group, Honeywell International, Inc., and Panasonic Avionics Corporation are the top companies operating in the market.

  • What is the cumulative share of top companies in aircraft cabin interior market?

    Top players account for nearly 50% of the aircraft cabin interior market in 2021.

  • At what rate will aircraft cabin interior sales increase in Europe?

    Aircraft cabin interior sales will increase at 2.50% CAGR in Europe, backed by rising demand in the U.K., Germany, Russia and other countries.

  • Which are the top five countries driving aircraft cabin interior market demand?

    Leading countries driving demand in the aircraft cabin interior market are the U.S., Germany, China, India, and Russia.

  • What are the key statistics for aircraft cabin interior market in Japan and South Korea?

    Currently in 2021, Japan and South Korea holds around 3% share in the global aircraft cabin interior market.

Key Segments Covered in Aircraft cabin interior Market Study:

By Product Type

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

 By Aircraft Type

  • Narrow Body Aircrafts
  • Wide Body Aircrafts
  • Large Body Aircrafts 

By Application

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

By Distribution Channel

  • OEM
  • Aftermarket

By Region

  • North America
  • Latin Europe
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific excluding Japan
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Oceania
  • Japan 

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