Commercial Aircraft Windows and Windshield Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2030

Commercial Aircraft Windows and Windshield Market Research Report: Information by Aircraft Type (Wide Body Aircraft and Narrow-body Aircraft), Purpose (Cabin Windows and Windshield), Material (Glass, Acrylic, Polycarbonate and others), Application (OEM and Aftermarket) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East Africa and Latin America) - Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/A&D/0770-CR | October 2019 | Region: Global | 140 Pages         

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Commercial Aircraft Windows and Windshield Market

Commercial Aircraft Windows and Windshield Market Size is expected to reach USD 5.415 Billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 3.24% during 2020-2030.

Segmentation
By Aircraft Type Narrow-Body Wide-Body
By Material Type Glass Polycarbonate
By Application OEM Aftermarket
Key Players
Companies Profiled   Lee Aerospace (U.S.)    Plexiweiss GmbH (Germany)   PPG Industries LP   Aero Plastics Inc (U.S.)   Aerospace Plastic Components (Australia)   AJW Aviation Ltd (U.K.)   Gentex Corporation (US)   GKN Plc(U.K.)   Saint-Gobain SA (France)   The NORDAM Group Inc (U.S.)
Drivers
Market Driving Forces   Increase In The Demand For Air Travel    Highly Quality Windows & Windshields
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Commercial Aircraft Windows And Windshield Market Overview


Commercial Aircraft Windows and Windshield Market Size is expected to reach USD 5.415 Billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 3.24% during 2020-2030.


The windshield and the windows of the aircraft protect the passenger from the surrounding environment. Without the windows or the windshield, an aircraft won't even work. Nowadays, the windows and the windshield of an aircraft are designed based on fail-safe concepts so that the chances of failure can be minimized. These windows windshields are consist of several layers of glass pies, and they work like a thermal insulator.


The demand for commercial aircraft and windows is directly proportional to the interest for new-age and modern aircraft. This demand is also increasing to cut down the fuel needs and make the full fuel utilization. The windows and windshields of the business aircraft are essentials for safety from the outside environment and also for viewing. The size of the windows and windshields varies depending on the requirement of each aircraft. The manufacturers of commercial aircraft understand the need to have high-quality materials for better customer experience and safety.


The role of technological advancement in the Commercial aircraft windows and windshield market growth is huge. Currently, the increase in demand for air travel has forced the companies to increase the aircraft size, and commercial aircraft are forced to improve the design and make it more efficient and economical and resulting in the development of lighter windshields and windows. An increase in the global traffic and passenger comfort, enhancement in the passenger experience are boosting the market trends The demand for commercial windows and windshields is expected to increase a lot in the coming future due to various factors.


Covid-19 analysis


Covid-19 has become one of the major reasons behind the slow economic development around the world. People's lives were highly impacted due to the emergence of the variants of the virus. Many people lost their lives, and so many businesses around the world saw a massive downfall. To reduce the spread of the virus, governments around the world decided to impose a lockdown. The lockdown highly influenced lives and businesses around the world.


The production work was at a halt, and there was a shortage of labor as well. Due to this, the manufacturers faced problems with the manufacturing. Additionally, many people lost their jobs, and due to this, they faced financial issues as well. Apart from this, the government also imposed travel restrictions, and the aircraft operation was stopped. All of these factors negatively affected the Commercial aircraft windows and windshield market. People were scared of the virus, and they didn't choose to travel for a long time; and due to this, the aircraft industry faced huge losses.


The situation is not coming to normal, and due to this, the market are trying to make up for the loss. But the emergence of a new variant has again been among the hot topic, and it may affect the market again.


Market dynamics



  • Drivers of the Commercial aircraft windows and windshield market


Many drivers in the Commercial aircraft windows and windshield market are driving the market. One of the major drivers of the market is a safety concern. The windows and the windshields protect the aircraft from the external environment. Even a little problem or breakage in the windshields or windows can cause accidents and take lives. That is why aircraft manufacturers are extremely careful when it comes to installing highly quality windows and windshields. Again the technological advancement in the manufacturing of the windows and windshields produces safer and better materials, and they are also driving the market.


Another driver of the market is the increase in the demand for air travel. With economic development and per capita income, people are choosing air travel as it is convenient and saves their precious time. For example, According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, the per capita income was $ 47,675. Due to this, commercial aircraft manufacturers are forced to improve the design and make it more economical. The Commercial aircraft windows and windshield market value will increase more in the near future due to these drivers.



  • Opportunities in the Commercial aircraft windows and windshield market


With the advancement of new technology, the manufacturers are making less heavy yet effective windows and windshields. With less heavy materials, the aircraft will offer better fuel efficiency, and the overall cost will be decreased. Additionally, there are different sizes of window sizes that can be designed to meet the requirements. The use of advanced technology in the making process of windshields and windows will bring opportunities for the market.



  • Challenges in the commercial aircraft windows and windshield market


Due to safety concerns, the size of the windshield of window has to be perfect. Fitting new size of windows can be very challenging. It is hard to fit the modern windows in the old airplane, which has become a challenge for the Commercial aircraft windows and windshield market. But the key players of the market are trying to come up with innovative ideas to deal with such a situation.  



  • Restraints in the commercial aircraft windows and windshield market


One of the major restraints that are hampering the Commercial aircraft windows and windshield market growth is the price of an airplane ticket. Not all people can afford airplane tickets, and now there are various modes of transportation also available in the market. Additionally, the cost of production of the commercial windows and windshield is always fluctuating, and it depends on the cost of the raw materials. So if the supplier increases the price of raw materials, then it affects the market negatively.


Cumulative growth analysis


The market is expected to see significant growth during the Commercial aircraft windows and windshield Industry forecast period by registering a healthy CAGR of 3.4%. The drivers of the market and the innovative development by the key players will be responsible for the market growth.


Market segmentation


The Commercial aircraft windows and windshield market is segmented on the basis of aircraft type, material, application, and region.


Based on aircraft type, the market is segmented into narrow-body and wide-body. The narrow body segment is expected to hold the highest Industry share in the forecast period.


Based on material, the market is divided into glass, polycarbonate, glass, and others. In 2018 the acrylic segment was accounted for the highest industry share due to its less weight and easy to manufacture features.


On this basis of the application segment of the Commercial aircraft windows and windshield market is divided into OEM and aftermarket.


Based on region, the market is segmented into North America, Asia- Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America.


Regional analysis


The major regions in the Commercial aircraft windows and windshield market are North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. North America holds the highest share in the market due to the presence of major key players and also highly populated counties like China and India. 


The North American region also holds a huge share in the market due to the rising demand for huge airplanes. The market in the European regions holds the second-highest share in the base year. The Asia Pacific will see strong growth in the forecast period due to the increasing demand for commercial aircraft by India and China. According to the Commercial aircraft windows and windshield market analysis, the Middle East & Latin America will see moderate growth in the future.


Market key players


The major key players of the are :



  • Lee Aerospace (U.S.), Plexiweiss GmbH (Germany)

  • PPG Industries, L.P. Aero Plastics Inc. (U.S.)

  • Aerospace Plastic Components (Australia)

  • AJW Aviation Ltd (U.K.)

  • Gentex Corporation (US)

  • GKN Plc. (U.K.), Inc. (U.S.)

  • Saint-Gobain S. A. (France)

  • The NORDAM Group, Inc. (U.S.)


Recent developments


In December 2007, Gentex Corporation developed electronically dimmable passenger window shades of Boeing787 to improve the customer experience. This technology utilizes an electrochromic mechanism that controls the amount of light that passes through the cabin using electricity.


Report overview


This report highlights the Commercial aircraft windows and windshield market outlook. This report covers the impact of Covid-19 on the market. Additionally, it gives detailed information on the dynamics of the market, such as the drivers, opportunities, restraints, and challenges. Furthermore, it explains the market segmentation, market key players, and the recent developments in the Industry.


Segmental table 


By aircraft type



  • narrow-body

  • wide-body


By material



  • glass,

  • polycarbonate


By application



  • OEM

  • Aftermarket


By region 



  • North America,

  • Asia- Pacific,

  • Europe,

  • Middle East & Africa and

  • Latin America


 



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 5.415 Billion
  CAGR   3.24%
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2030
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   USD ( Value )
  Report Coverage    Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   By Aircraft Type, Purpose, Material, Application
  Geographies Covered   North America
  Key Vendors   Lee Aerospace (U.S.), Plexiweiss GmbH (Germany),PPG Industries, L.P. Aero Plastics Inc. (U.S.),Aerospace Plastic Components (Australia),AJW Aviation Ltd (U.K.),Gentex Corporation (US),GKN Plc. (U.K.), Inc. (U.S.),Saint-Gobain S. A. (France),The NORDAM Group, Inc. (U.S.)
  Key Market Opportunities   With the advancement of new technology, the manufacturers are making less heavy yet effective windows and windshields.
  Key Market Drivers   One of the major drivers of the market is a safety concern. The windows and the windshields protect the aircraft from the external environment.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

commercial aircraft windows and windshield is expected to grow at a by registering a CAGR of 3.24% during 2020-2030.

Lee Aerospace (U.S.), Saint-Gobain Sully (France), GKN Aerospace (U.K), and TBM Glass (U.S.) are some eminent players in the global commercial aircraft windows and windshield market.

 commercial aircraft windows and windshield Industry is expected to acquire a notable market value during the review period from 2020-2030.

The high import duties imposed and delayed customs clearance are anticipated to hamper the commercial aircraft windows and windshield .