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In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market by Product Type (Connectivity, Content, Hardware), Aircraft Type (Narrow Body Aircraft, Wide Body Aircraft, Very Large Aircraft, Business Jets), Fit (Retrofit, Linefit) - Analysis & Global Forecasts to 2020

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Publishing Date: September 2015
Report Code: AS 1320

 

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The in-flight entertainment & connectivity (IFEC) market is expected to reach USD 5.80 Billion by 2020 from an estimated USD 2.85 Billion in 2015, at a CAGR of 15.23% from 2015 to 2020. The market is segmented by product type, aircraft type, fit, and region.

Based on product type, the market is segmented into connectivity, content, and hardware. The connectivity segment is classified into wired and wireless, the content segment is categorized is segmented into stored and streamed. Whereas, the hardware segment is subsegmented into portable and non-portable. The portable devices segment is expected to register double-digit growth during the forecast period. Its high growth can be attributed to enhancing the passenger’s experience, among others.

Based on aircraft type, the market is segmented into wide body aircraft, narrow body aircraft, very large aircraft, and business jets. The narrow body aircraft segment is expected to register the fastest growth during the forecast period. This growth can be attributed to the increasing number of aircraft deliveries in North America and Europe.

By fit, the market is segmented into retrofit and linefit. The linefit segment is expected to account for the larger market share during the forecast period.

By region, North America is expected to command the largest share of the in-flight entertainment & connectivity market. Its large share is attributed to the exponential growth in the data usage on the ground and in the air. However, the Asia Pacific market is expected to register the highest growth, mainly due to the wireless and seat centric solutions being adopted by increasing number of airlines.

The factors that are driving the growth of the in-flight entertainment & connectivity market are enhancing the passengers experience, exponential growth in the data usage on the ground and in the air, increase in the demand for large cabin business jets, and wireless and seat centric solutions being adopted by increasing number of airlines. Whereas, the factors that are restraining the growth includes high installation cost, and content management & up-gradation. However, increase in the long haul flight offer new growth opportunities for the market players.

Some major players in the in-flight entertainment & connectivity  market include Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Japan), Thales Group S.A. (France), Zodiac Aerospace S.A. (France), and GoGo LLC (U.S.). Whereas, the other competitors of this market are Digecor, OnAir, and Viasat Inc.

Scope of the Report:

This report categorizes the in-flight entertainment & connectivity market into the following segments:

In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, by Product Type

  • Connectivity
  • Content
  • Hardware

In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, by Aircraft Type

  • Wide Body Aircraft
  • Narrow Body Aircraft
  • Very Large Aircraft
  • Business Jets

In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, by Fit

  • Retrofit
  • Linefit

In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, by Region

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 14)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency & Pricing
    1.5 Distribution Channel Participants
    1.6 Study Limitations
    1.7 Market Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 18)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primaries
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
    2.3 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 27)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 30)
    4.1 IFEC Market Overview
    4.2 IFEC Market Growth: By Product
    4.3 IFEC System Market: By Fit
    4.4 IFEC System Market Share in North America
    4.5 IFEC Market Share Analysis
    4.6 IFEC Market: Emerging V/S Matured Economies (2015-2020)
    4.7 IFEC Hardware Market, Pricing Analysis, 2015-2020
    4.8 Life Cycle Analysis, By Region

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 37)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Segmentation
           5.2.1 By Product
           5.2.2 By Aircraft Type
           5.2.3 By Fit
           5.2.4 By Region
    5.3 Market Dynamics
           5.3.1 Drivers
                    5.3.1.1 Enhancing Passenger Experience
                    5.3.1.2 IFEC is Becoming A Major Ancillary Revenue for Airlines
                    5.3.1.3 Increase in the Dem and for Large Cabin Business Jets
                    5.3.1.4 Optimization of Operational Costs
           5.3.2 Restraints
                    5.3.2.1 Regulatory Framework and Associated Certification
                    5.3.2.2 Rapid Technological Change
           5.3.3 Challenges
                    5.3.3.1 High Installation Cost
                    5.3.3.2 Content Management and Up-Gradation
           5.3.4 Opportunities
                    5.3.4.1 Connectivity Wi-Fi Technology
                    5.3.4.2 Increase in Long Haul Flights
           5.3.5 Burning Issue
                    5.3.5.1 Increasing Demand for New Content

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 45)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Value Chain Analysis
    6.3 Supply Chain Analysis
    6.4 Industry Trends
    6.5 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.5.1 Threat From New Entrants
           6.5.2 Threat From Substitutes
           6.5.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.5.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.5.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
    6.6 Strategic Benchmarking
    6.7 Innovation & Patent Registrations

7 IFEC Market, By Product (Page No. - 58)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 IFEC Market, By Product Type
           7.2.1 Hardware
                    7.2.1.1 IFEC Hardware Market, By Type
           7.2.2 Connectivity
                    7.2.2.1 IFEC Connectivity Market, By Type
           7.2.3 Content
                    7.2.3.1 IFEC Content Market, By Type

8 IFEC Market, By Aircraft Type (Page No. - 64)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Narrow Body Aircraft
    8.3 Wide Body Aircraft
    8.4 Very Large Aircraft
    8.5 Business Jets

9 IFEC Market, By Fit (Page No. - 69)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Linefit
    9.3 Retrofit

10 In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Geography (Page No. - 73)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 North America
             10.2.1 North America: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type
             10.2.2 North America: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Fit
             10.2.3 North America: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Product Type
             10.2.4 North America: Connectivity Market, By Type
             10.2.5 North America: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Country
                        10.2.5.1 U.S.
                        10.2.5.2 Canada
     10.3 Europe
             10.3.1 Europe: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type
             10.3.2 Europe: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Fit
             10.3.3 Europe: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Product Type
             10.3.4 Europe: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Country
                        10.3.4.1 U.K.
                        10.3.4.2 France
                        10.3.4.3 Germany
     10.4 Asia-Pacific (APAC)
             10.4.1 APAC: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type
             10.4.2 APAC: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Fit
             10.4.3 APAC: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Product Type
             10.4.4 APAC: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Product Sub-Segment
             10.4.5 APAC: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Country
                        10.4.5.1 China
                        10.4.5.2 India
                        10.4.5.3 Australia
     10.5 Rest of the World
             10.5.1 Latin America
             10.5.2 Middle East
             10.5.3 Africa

11 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 110)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 Market Share Analysis of the IFEC Market
     11.3 Competitive Situation and Trends
             11.3.1 Long-Term Contracts
             11.3.2 New Product Launches
             11.3.3 Partnerships, Collaborations, and Joint Ventures
             11.3.4 Other Developments

12 Company Profiles (Page No. - 121)
(Company at A Glance, Recent Financials, Products & Services, Strategies & Insights, & Recent Developments)*
     12.1 Introduction
     12.2 GOGO LLC.
     12.3 Zodiac Aerospace S.A.
     12.4 Lufthansa Systems AG
     12.5 Panasonic Avionics Corporation
     12.6 Thales Group
     12.7 Honeywell International, Inc.
     12.8 Rockwell Collins, Inc.
     12.9 Viasat, Inc.
     12.10 Digecor, Inc.
     12.11 Onair

*Details on Company at A Glance, Recent Financials, Products & Services, Strategies & Insights, & Recent Developments Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

13 Appendix (Page No. - 149)
     13.1 Discussion Guide
     13.2 Available Customizations


List of Tables (78 Tables)

Table 1 Study Years
Table 2 Enhancing the Passenger Experience
Table 3 Regulatory Framework and Associated Certification is One of the Major Restraints in the IFEC Market
Table 4 High Installation Cost is A Challenge in the IFEC Market
Table 5 Connectivity : Wi-Fi Technology
Table 6 Innovation & Patent Registrations
Table 7 IFEC Market, By Product Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 8 IFEC Hardware Market, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 9 IFEC Connectivity Market, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 10 IFEC Content Market, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 11 IFEC Market, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 12 Aircraft Deliveries, By Aircraft Type, 2014 vs 2034
Table 13 IFEC Market Size, By Fit, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 14 Linefit IFEC Market, By Aircraft Type , 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 15 Retrofit IFEC Market, By Aircraft Type , 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 16 In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 17 North America: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 18 North America: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Fit, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 19 North America: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Product Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 20 North America: Connectivity Market, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 21 North America: Content Market, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 22 North America: Hardware Market, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 23 North America: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 24 U.S.: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 25 U.S.: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Fit, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 26 U.S.: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Product Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 27 Canada In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 28 Canada: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Fit, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 29 Canada: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Product Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 30 Europe: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 31 Europe: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Fit, 2013-2020 ( USD Million)
Table 32 Europe: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Product Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 33 Europe: Connectivity Market, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 34 Europe: Content Market, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 35 Europe: Hardware Market, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 36 Europe: Unmanned Systems Composite Market, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 37 U.K. : In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 38 U.K. : In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Fit, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 39 U.K.: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Product Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 40 France: In-Flight Entertainment Market, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 41 France: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Fit, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 42 France: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market Size, By Product Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 43 Germany: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 44 Germany: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Fit, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 45 Germany: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Product Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 46 APAC: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 47 APAC: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Fit, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 48 APAC: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Product Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 49 APAC: Connectivity Market, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 50 APAC: Content Market, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 51 APAC: Hardware Market, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 52 APAC: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market , By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 53 China: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 54 China: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Fit, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 55 China: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Product Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 56 India: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 57 India: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Fit, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 58 India: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Product Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 59 Australia: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 60 Australia: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Fit, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 61 Australia: In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, By Product Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 62 RoW: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 63 RoW: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 64 RoW: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Fit, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 65 RoW: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Product Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 66 Latin America: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 67 Latin America: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Fit, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 68 Latin America: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Product Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 69 Middle East : In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 70 Middle East: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Fit, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 71 Middle East: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Product Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 72 Africa: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market Size, By Aircraft Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 73 Africa: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Fit, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 74 Africa: In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market, By Product, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 75 Long-Term Contracts, 2011-2015
Table 76 New Product Launches, 2011-2015
Table 77 Partnerships, Collaborations, and Joint Ventures, 2011–2015
Table 78 Other Developments, 2011-2015


List of Figures (65 Figures)

Figure 1 IFEC Market Segmentation
Figure 2 IFEC Market Stakeholders
Figure 3 Research Design
Figure 4 Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 5 Top-Down Approach
Figure 6 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
Figure 7 Research Assumptions
Figure 8 Hardware Segment Accounted for the Largest Share in the IFEC Market(2015-2020)
Figure 9 WBA has the Highest Market in 2015
Figure 10 North America Accounts for the Highest Share in the IFEC Market
Figure 11 Attractive Market Opportunities in the IFEC Market, 2015-2020
Figure 12 Connectivity Market is Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 13 Retro-Fit & Line-Fit Market Trends
Figure 14 North American Region Accounted for A Major Share in the Connectivity Market in 2015
Figure 15 North America Accounted for the Largest Market Share in the IFEC Market in 2015
Figure 16 India & Australia to Grow at Higher Rate Than Matured Markets During the Forecast Period (2015-2020)
Figure 17 VLA has A Higher Cost of Installing IFEC System
Figure 18 APAC is Projected to Be the Fastest-Growing Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 19 IFEC Market, By Product
Figure 20 IFEC Market, By Aircraft Type
Figure 21 IFEC Market, By Fit
Figure 22 IFEC Market, By Region
Figure 23 Enhancing the Passenger Experience Will Drive the IFEC Market Growth
Figure 24 Upcoming Business Jets in Different Fleet Size
Figure 25 Value Chain Analysis (2015): IFEC
Figure 26 Supply Chain Analysis: IFEC Market
Figure 27 Use of Personal Electronic Devices (PED) Constitute the Latest Trend in the IFEC Market
Figure 28 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis Model (2015)
Figure 29 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis: Factors Degree Summary
Figure 30 Strategic Benchmarking (2011-2014): Technology Integration & Product Enhancement
Figure 31 Online Streaming Solutions for Peds is Increasing the Demand for Onboard Connectivity From 2015 to 2020
Figure 32 IFEC Hardware Market, By Type, 2015 & 2020
Figure 33 IFEC Connectivity Market, By Type, 2015 & 2020
Figure 34 IFEC Content Market, By Type, 2015 & 2020
Figure 35 IFEC Market Share, By Aircraft Type, 2015
Figure 36 Delivery Units, By Aircraft Type, 2015 vs 2034
Figure 37 WBA Segment is Projected to Account the Largest Market Share for Linefit IFEC By 2020
Figure 38 VLA to Drive the Growth for Retrofit IFEC During the Forecast Period
Figure 39 Geographic Snapshot – Latin America is Estimated T0 Witness Lucrative Growth in the In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market, 2015 - 2020
Figure 40 Germany Will Emerge as Attractive Destinations for the In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market By Product, 2015 - 2020
Figure 41 Hardware is the Key Segment in the North American In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity Market(2015)
Figure 42 Germany Accounts the Maximum Growth Opportunities for the In- Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Product Market in Europe, 2015
Figure 43 China: Potential Market of In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity in Asia-Pacific, 2015
Figure 44 Depreciation in the Currency is Limiting the Growth of the In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market
Figure 45 Companies Adopted Contacts and New Product Launches as Key Growth Strategies From 2011 to 2015
Figure 46 GOGO LLC is Leading the Segmental Market Growth From 2012 to 2014
Figure 47 IFEC Hardware Providers Market Share Analysis, By Key Player, 2014
Figure 48 IFEC Connectivity Providers Market Share Analysis, By Key Player, 2014
Figure 49 IFEC Content Service Providers Market Share Analysis, By Key Player, 2014
Figure 50 IFEC Market has Witnessed Significant Growth From 2013 to 2015
Figure 51 New Product Launches is One of the Key Growth Strategies
Figure 52 Company Landscape, 2014
Figure 53 GOGO LLC.: Business Overview
Figure 54 GOGO LLC.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 55 Zodiac Aerospace S.A.: Business Overview
Figure 56 Zodiac Aerospace S.A.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 57 Lufthansa Systems AG: Business Overview
Figure 58 Lufthansa Systems: SWOT Analysis
Figure 59 Panasonic Avionics Corporation: Business Overview
Figure 60 Panasonic Avionics Corporation: SWOT Analysis
Figure 61 Thales Group: Company Snapshot
Figure 62 Thales Group: SWOT Analysis
Figure 63 Honeywell International, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 64 Rockwell Collins, Inc.: Company Snapshot
Figure 65 Viasat, Inc.: Business Overview

In-flight entertainment & connectivity is all about providing entertainment to the passengers during the air travel. Large legacy airlines continue to place orders for advanced IFEC systems to make the journey of passengers comfortable over the long haul.

The in-flight entertainment & connectivity market is segmented on the basis of product type, aircraft type, fit, and region. By product type, the market is categorized into connectivity, content, and hardware. In 2015, the hardware segment is estimated to account for the largest market share.

Based on aircraft type, the market is divided into narrow body aircraft, wide body aircraft, very large aircraft, and business jets. In 2015, the wide body aircraft segment is expected to account for the largest share. This growth can be attributed to the increasing number of aircraft deliveries in North America and Europe.

On the basis of regions, this market is categorized into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World (RoW).

In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity Market

The in-flight entertainment & connectivity market is expected to reach USD 5.80 Billion by 2020 from USD 2.85 Billion in 2015, at a CAGR of 15.23% from 2015 to 2020. The market is dominated by North America, followed by Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World (RoW). Asia-Pacific is expected to grow at the fastest rate. The wireless and seat centric solutions being adopted by increasing number of airlines in the region has enabled Asia-Pacific to be the fastest-growing region during the forecast period. Furthermore, enhancing passengers experience will act as a growth driver in the region.

Some major players operating in the in-flight entertainment & connectivity market include Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Japan), Thales Group S.A. (France), Zodiac Aerospace S.A. (France), and GoGo LLC (U.S.). The other players of the IFEC market are Digecor, OnAir, Lufthansa Systems AG, and Viasat Inc.

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