5G in Aviation Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2030

Global 5G in Aviation Market Research Report: By Connectivity Type (Ground-to-Ground Communication, Air-to-Ground Communication), By Communication Infrastructure (Small Cells, DAS), By Application (Airport Operations, Airline Operations) and By End-Use (Airports, Aircraft) – Forecast to 2030

ID: MRFR/A&D/7073-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 168 pages

Market Scenario


Global 5G in Aviation Market is projected to reach USD 21,200 Million by 2030 at a CAGR of 52.7%. Prominent technology companies are collaborating with airline operators and telecom companies to offer enhanced 5G services to passengers and gain market share. For example, in September 2019, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, China Eastern Airlines, and China Unicom Beijing collaborated to launch a 5G smart travel service system at Beijing Daxing International Airport. The system will offer an enhanced traveling experience and communication to passengers.


Market Synopsis


The Global 5G in Aviation Market is expected to register significant growth during the forecast period owing to factors such as the rising demand for high-speed Internet connectivity on board, increasing air passenger traffic across the globe, and focus on flight experience. Furthermore, the modernization and development of airports in developing countries such as China and India are expected to drive market growth. However, issues related to sharing spectrum bands and high costs involved in the development of 5G infrastructure might hamper the growth of the market.


Market USP


Rising investments in connected aircraft and in-flight broadband are boosting the adoption of 5G technology.


Market Drivers



  • Growing focus on flight experience: The rising demand for enhanced in-flight connectivity for an improved travel experience is expected to drive the growth of the market.



  • Rising air passenger traffic



  • Increasing demand for high-speed Internet connectivity onboard


Market Restraints



  • Issues related to sharing spectrum bands

  • High costs of developing 5G infrastructure


Segmentation


By Connectivity Type



  • Ground-to-Ground Communication: The segment dominated the market in 2018 and is expected to register higher growth during the forecast period. The rising development of smart airports and the growing demand for enhanced communication by airport authorities to smoothen operations and reduce passenger waiting time are expected to drive the growth of the segment.



  • Air-to-Ground Communication: The rising investments in delivery drones and flying taxis are expected to drive the growth of the segment.


By Communication Infrastructure



  • Small Cells: Small cells are short-range, low-power wireless transmission systems that cover small geographic areas. However, small cells are capable of high data rates. Therefore, the segment is expected to exhibit a higher growth rate during the review period.



  • Distributed Antenna System (DAS): DAS is a network of antennas connected to a common source distributed throughout an area with an aim to improve network performance. The system can be used to provide wireless services such as Wi-Fi and cellular at airports. The segment dominated the market in 2018.


By Application



  • Airport Operations: The segment led the global 5G in the aviation market in 2018 and is expected to register the higher growth rate during the forecast period of 2019 to 2030. The rising demand for high-speed Internet connectivity at airports and the rising need for enhanced communication by airport management to smoothen operations are expected to drive the growth of the segment.



  • Airline Operations: The rising demand for in-flight connectivity by passengers for improved travel experience is expected to drive the growth of the segment.


By End-Use



  • Airports: The segment dominated the global 5G in the aviation market in 2018 and is expected to register the higher growth rate during the forecast period. Factors such as the rising development of smart airports and the growing demand for high-speed Internet connectivity for ground operations to share real-time data about gates and baggage are expected to drive the growth of the segment.



  • Aircraft: The rising development of connected aircraft is expected to drive the growth of the segment.


By Region



  • North America: North America dominated the global 5G in the aviation market in 2018. This trend is projected to continue during the forecast period due to the presence of prominent technology companies such as Honeywell International, Inc. and GOGO LLC.



  • Europe: The rising adoption of 5G technology by airports in the UK is expected to drive market growth in the region.



  • Asia-Pacific: The market in this region is projected to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Rising air passenger traffic in China and India and the presence of companies such as Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd are expected to drive market growth in the region.



  • Rest of the World: The development of smart airports in countries such as the UAE is expected to fuel market growth in the region.


Key Players



  • Honeywell International, Inc. (US)

  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd (China)

  • Ericsson (Sweden)

  • Nokia (Finland)

  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (US)

  • Panasonic Avionics Corporation (US)

  • GOGO LLC (US)

  • Global Eagle (US)

  • OneWeb (UK)

  • SmartSky Networks, LLC (US)


Other Prominent Players



  • Sprint Corporation (US)

  • SK Telecom Co., Ltd (South Korea)

  • KT Corporation (South Korea)

  • Inseego Corp (US)

  • Intelsat (Luxembourg)

  • AT&T (US)

  • Verizon (US)

  • Aeromobile Communications Ltd (UK)

  • Vodafone Group PLC (UK)

  • Etisalat (UAE)



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


5G in Aviation Market can expand at 52.7% CAGR by 2030.

By 2030, the 5G in Aviation Market value can reach USD 21,200 Million by 2030.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (US), Nokia (Finland), and Ericsson (Sweden) are some renowned names in the 5G in Aviation Market.

The surge in demand for better customer experience can promote the 5G in aviation market.

High cost involved can restrains the 5G in aviation market expansion.

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