The connected aircraft market is projected to grow substantially during the forecast period owing to the increasing number of air passengers and a growing expectation for in-flight high-speed Internet connectivity by passengers. Connected aircraft systems provide in-flight entertainment to air passengers with the provision of high-quality audio, video, games, flight details, music, movies, radio, and news. They also assist in providing flight safety instructions in regional languages. Passengers can directly get connected to broadcast satellite and have access to international news and GPS maps; this is expected to drive the global the connected aircraft market.

This report evaluates in detail the top 20 companies operating within the $3.3bn connected aircraft market, with detailed evaluation of market shares, revenues and product specialisation.

Market Trends
  • Increasing expectation of in-flight entertainment by customers
  • Catering to the needs of ‘always connected’ passengers
  • Increasing ‘Bring your own device’ trend amongst travellers

Quantitative Market Analysis
  • Global connected aircraft market size
  • Market share data for the 20 leading connected aircraft companies
  • Revenues for the 20 leading connected aircraft companies
  • Ranking for the 20 leading connected aircraft companies

Qualitative Analyses
  • Analysis of drivers and restraints
  • Examination of technological advances
  • Consideration of regulation, policy and legal aspects

Top 20 Connected Aircraft Companies 2020

Competitive landscape analysis: Market share data, revenues and ranking for the 20 leading connected aircraft companies
  • SITA OnAir
  • Thales SA
  • Global Eagle Entertainment Inc
  • Cobham plc
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Honeywell International Inc
  • Gogo Inc
  • Inmarsat plc
  • Rockwell Collins Inc
  • Kontron AG
  • Safran S.A.
  • ViaSat Inc
  • Eutelsat Communications SA
  • Iridium Communications Inc
  • BAE Systems plc
  • Intelsat
  • Lufthansa Technik
  • Boeing
  • AT&T
  • Airbus