Wednesday 29 April 2015, Amsterdam
The report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Commercial Aircraft Seating Market: B/E Aerospace Inc., RECARO Aircraft Seating GmbH & Co. KG (Recaro) and Zodiac Aerospace SA
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Aero Seating Technologies, Aviointeriors, Expliseat, Geven, Optimares, Pitch Aircraft Seating Systems, Thompson Aero Seating and ZIM Flugsitz.
The report said: “The development and utilization of materials such as titanium for lightweight and optimized seat design are the upcoming trends witnessed in the market. Lightweight construction achieves the optimum ratio between payload and range of an aircraft and reduces fuel consumption. Various companies have launched lightweight seat designs to ensure low maintenance costs and enhanced durability.”
According to the report, the market has grown significantly because of the growth of global air traffic and demand for new aircraft. In addition, modification and replacement of aircraft parts, including aircraft seats, is required at regular intervals because of the growing utilization of existing in-service aircraft. Denser seating configurations, with the addition of more seats per aircraft, have also led to market growth.
Further, the report states that one of the key challenges faced by the market is the difficulties associated with introducing design innovations in aircraft seats. Aircraft seats have to go through rigorous testing and evaluation as they have to adhere to safety and certification requirements, which increases the cost of the product. Also, such design innovations may not receive support and backing from prominent players in the market.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.