Global Aircraft Seating Market, By Aircraft Type (WBA, NBA, VLA, RTA), By Class Type (Economy Class,

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Global Aircraft Seating Market, By Aircraft Type (WBA, NBA, VLA, RTA), By Class Type (Economy Class, Premium Economy Class, Business Class, First Class), By Fit Type (Retrofit, Line Fit), By Component (Seat Actuators, Foams& Fittings, Others), By Region (North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Rest of the World) – Market Size & Forecasting(2016-2025)

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The aircraft seating market is estimated to register substantial growth during the forecast period owing to increasing demand from various applications during the forecast period. Also, this market has witnessed the number of key developments by major companies operating in the market including new product development, partnerships, contracts, and so on.

When flying your assigned seating will largely determine your convenience, particularly on large aircraft with multiple cabin classes. An airline seat is an airline seat that accommodates passengers for the length of their trip.

Segment Analysis:

The aircraft seating market segment of the premium economy is projected to grow at a high rate. This segment's development can be ascribed to travelers ' growing demand for premium economy seats due to the cheaper price of tickets compared to business class seats.

The line-fit segment is expected to account for a substantial volume share in the aircraft seating industry due to increased orders and deliveries in combination with the installation of advanced aircraft seating technologies. Also, the improvement of airspace infrastructure has been instrumental in increasing worldwide air passenger traffic, which is escalating new aircraft deliveries. Prominent aircraft manufacturers are engaged in approving industry participants ' seating systems for line fit by public regulations.

The retrofit segment will show significant development over the years as aircraft seating systems are upgraded during maintenance programs. The operators of the airlines constantly upgrade the aging business fleets to safeguard seating damage and enhance passenger safety. Aircraft companies conclude long-term contracts with MRO companies to provide effective aftermarket solutions.

Key Factors Impacting Market Growth:

  • Expanding air traffic for passengers

  • The world's increasing aviation sector

  • Low maintenance costs and long service life

Key Developments:

  • Delta Air Lines (US) enhanced its premium economy seats (called Premium Select) to compete with global airlines in January 2018. The airline offers additional legroom on most national flights for seats in the premium economy class.

  • United Airlines (US) announced a plan in August 2018, to start charging an additional fee for passengers reserving economic seats near the front of the aircraft. This new policy allows passengers to pay more for basic seats offering convenience to be closer to the front of the aircraft.

Regional Analysis: 

By region, the aircraft seating market has been segmented by North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Rest of the World. North America and Western Europe have been dominant players in this market with the presence of major companies along with strong aerospace & defense infrastructure in the region. In addition to this, some of the major countries in these regions such as the US, France, UK, Canada, and others have been global exporters of aerospace & defense technologies with established research & development centers. The Asia Pacific region is estimated to register fastest growing owing to the presence of some of the major economies including China, India, South Korea, and others in the region. These countries have witnessed strong government spending on defense infrastructure along with the promotion of air transport and space research in recent decades. The Middle East region is estimated to be a potential region for aircraft seating market during the forecast period. Eastern Europe consisting of Russia and Turkey is estimated to have a stable demand during the forecast period. The rest of the World is expected to be an emerging market with growing demand during the forecast period.

Companies Covered: Zodiac Aerospace, ZIM Flugsitz GmbH, B/E Aerospace, Inc., RECARO Aircraft Seating GmbH & Co. KG, Aviointeriors S.p.A., Acro Aircraft Seating, Thompson Aero Seating Ltd…

Market Segmentation:

By Aircraft Type:

  • Wide Body Aircraft (WBA)

  • Narrow Body Aircraft (NBA)

  • Very Large Aircraft (VLA)

  • Regional Transport Aircraft (RTA)

By Class Type:

  • Economy Class

  • Premium Economy Class

  • Business Class

  • First Class

By Fit Type:

  • Retrofit

  • Line Fit

By Component:

  • Seat Actuators

  • Foams& Fittings

  • Others

By Region:

  • North America

    • By Country (US, Canada, Mexico)

    • By Aircraft Type

    • By Class Type

    • By Fit Type

    • By Component Type

  • Western Europe:

    • By Country (Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Rest of Western Europe)

    • By Aircraft Type

    • By Class Type

    • By Fit Type

    • By Component Type

  • Eastern Europe:

    • By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)

    • By Aircraft Type

    • By Class Type

    • By Fit Type

    • By Component Type

  • Asia Pacific

    • By Country (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia Pacific)

    • By Aircraft Type

    • By Class Type

    • By Fit Type

    • By Component Type

  • Middle East:

    • By Country (UAE, Qatar, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Rest of Middle East)

    • By Aircraft Type

    • By Class Type

    • By Fit Type

    • By Component Type

  • Rest of the World

    • By Region (South America, Africa)

    • By Aircraft Type

    • By Class Type

    • By Fit Type

    • By Component Type

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