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Aircraft Transparencies Market by End-use, Application, Material, Aircraft Type and Region - Global Forecast to 2025

Research and Markets
·9-min read

Dublin, March 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Aircraft Transparencies Market by End Use, Application (Windows, Windshields, Canopies, Landing Lights & Wingtip Lenses, Chin Bubbles, Cabin Interior, Skylights), Material (Glass, Acrylic, Polycarbonate), Aircraft Type and Region - Forecast to 2025" report has been added to's offering.

The global aircraft transparencies market size is projected to grow from USD 1.0 billion in 2020 to USD 1.5 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 7.7% from 2020 to 2025.

The market is driven by various factors, such as increase in number of aircraft deliveries and adoption of aircraft transparencies to increase aircraft performance, efficiency and safety.

The aircraft transparencies market includes major players PPG Industries, Inc. (US), GKN Aerospace (UK), Saint-Gobain (France), General Electric Company (US), and Gentex Corporation (US). These players have spread their business across various countries includes North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. COVID-19 has impacted their businesses as well. Industry experts believe that COVID-19 could affect aircraft transparencies production and services by 7-10% globally in 2020.

Polycarbonate: The largest segment of the aircraft transparencies market, by material.

The polycarbonate segment is expected to be the largest market by value. The growth of the polycarbonate segment of the aircraft transparencies market can be attributed to the characteristics of polycarbonate such as increased toughness, excellent dimensional stability, increased optical clarity, high heat resistance, and excellent electrical resistance.

Windows: The fastest-growing segment of the aircraft transparencies market, by application.

Based on application, the windows segment is projected to be the highest CAGR rate for the aircraft transparencies market during the forecast period. The growth of the windows segment of the aircraft transparencies market can be attributed to the increased demand for aircraft and the type of aircraft produced.

Commercial aviation: The fastest-growing segment of the aircraft transparencies market, by aircraft type.

Based on the aircraft type, the commercial aviation segment is projected to be the highest CAGR rate for the aircraft transparencies market during the forecast period. The commercial aviation segment includes narrow-body aircraft, wide-body aircraft, regional transport aircraft, and commercial helicopters. This growth can be attributed to factors such as increasing air travel, rise in disposable income of the middle-class population, and increased international trade and tourism across the globe. Strong growth in this sector has resulted in an increased number of aircraft orders to address the increasing air passenger traffic.

OEM: The fastest-growing segment of the aircraft transparencies market, by end-use.

Based on the end use, the OEM segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR rate for the aircraft transparencies market during the forecast period. Over the years, there has been a significant rise in demand for single-aisle aircraft across regions. As per the recent press release by Airbus in January 2020, it delivered 863 commercial aircraft to 99 customers in 2019, outpacing its previous output record set in 2018 by 8%.

North America: The largest contributing region in the aircraft transparencies market.

North America is projected to be the largest regional share for the aircraft transparencies market during the forecast period. The key factor responsible for North America, leading the aircraft transparencies market owing to the rapid growth of the technologically advanced transparencies in the region. In North America, the increase in aircraft orders and supplies is encouraging manufacturers of aircraft transparencies to increase their sales year on year. Moreover, increasing demand for commercial aircraft and presence of some of the leading players operating in the market, such as PPG Industries (US), Lee Aerospace (US), Nordam Group (US), Gentex Corporation (US), and GE Aviation (US), are expected to drive the growth of the aircraft transparencies market in North America. These players are focusing on R&D to increase their product lines and using advanced materials, such as acrylic and polycarbonate, for manufacturing aircraft transparencies.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights
4.1 Attractive Growth Opportunities in the Aircraft Transparencies Market
4.2 Aircraft Transparencies Market, by Aircraft Type
4.3 Aircraft Transparencies Market, by Country

5 Market Overview
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Market Dynamics
5.2.1 Drivers Modernization and Technological Advancements in Aerospace Industry Adoption of Aircraft Transparencies to Increase Aircraft Performance, Efficiency, and Safety Increase in Number of Aircraft Deliveries
5.2.2 Restraints High Cost of MRO Services
5.2.3 Opportunities Emergence of Urban Air Mobility Platforms Reduction in Material Cost
5.2.4 Challenges Legal and Regulatory Barriers Impact of Covid 19: Decline in Air Passenger Traffic
5.3 Operational Data
5.4 Ranges and Scenarios
5.5 Impact of COVID-19 on Aircraft Transparencies Market
5.6 Disruption Impacting Customer's Business
5.6.1 Revenue Shift and & New Revenue Pockets for Aircraft Transparencies Market
5.7 Supply Chain Analysis
5.8 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
5.9 Technology Analysis
5.10 Aircraft Transparencies Market Ecosystem
5.10.1 Prominent Companies
5.10.2 Private and Small Enterprises
5.10.3 End-users
5.11 Case Study Analysis: Aircraft Transparencies Market
5.11.1 Windshield
5.11.2 Canopy
5.11.3 Windows
5.12 Tariff and Regulatory Landscape
5.12.1 Windshields and Windows
5.12.2 Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO)
5.13 Average Selling Price
5.14 Volume Data
5.15 Trade Data Analysis

6 Industry Trends
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Value Chain Analysis
6.3 Emerging Trends
6.3.1 Electronically Dimmable Aircraft Windows
6.3.2 Windowless Aircraft
6.3.3 Aircraft Glazing
6.3.4 Panoramic Windows
6.3.5 Transparencies Coating
6.4 Impact of Megatrend
6.5 Innovation & Patent Analysis

7 Aircraft Transparencies Market, by Material
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Glass
7.2.1 Need for Technologically Advanced Glass in Aircraft Windows and Windshields Expected to Drive Demand
7.3 Acrylic
7.3.1 Growing Use in Aircraft Windows and Canopies to Drive Demand
7.4 Polycarbonate
7.4.1 High Transparency, Softness, and Ductility to Drive Demand

8 Aircraft Transparencies Market, by Application
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Windows
8.2.1 Increasing Application of Windows in Aircraft to Drive Demand
8.3 Windshields
8.3.1 Lightweight Acrylic Materials Are Widely Used in Aircraft Windshields
8.4 Canopies
8.4.1 Advancements in Materials Such as Monolithic Polycarbonate to Drive Demand
8.5 Landing Lights & Wingtip Lenses
8.5.1 Growing Concerns Over Pilot & Passenger Safety to Drive Demand
8.6 Chin Bubbles
8.6.1 Chin Bubbles Are Primarily Used for Helicopter Doors
8.7 Cabin Interiors (Separators)
8.7.1 Aircraft Cabin Interiors Mostly Use Composites and Real Thin Glass
8.8 Skylights
8.8.1 Composite & Lightweight Materials in Skylights Provide Durability

9 Aircraft Transparencies Market, by Aircraft Type
9.1 Introduction
9.1.1 Impact of COVID-19 on Aircraft Type Most Impacted Segment, by Aircraft Type Least Impacted Segment, by Aircraft Type
9.2 Commercial Aviation
9.2.1 Narrow Body Aircraft (Nba) Growth in Air Passenger Traffic to Drive Demand
9.2.2 Wide Body Aircraft (WBA) Increase in Passenger Travel to Drive Demand
9.2.3 Regional Transport Aircraft (Rta) Increasing Use of Regional Transport Aircraft in the US and India to Drive Demand
9.2.4 Commercial Helicopters Increasing Usage for Multiple Purposes to Drive Demand
9.3 Military Aviation
9.3.1 Fighter Aircraft Growing Concerns Over Border Tensions to Drive Demand
9.3.2 Transport Aircraft Increasing Use in Military Operations to Drive Demand
9.3.3 Military Helicopter Increase Use in Medical Evacuation, Parachute Drop, and Search and Rescue to Drive Demand
9.3.4 Special Mission Aircraft Growing Defense Spending and Territorial Disputes to Drive Demand
9.4 Business & General Aviation
9.4.1 Business Jets Exclusive Premium Features to Drive Demand
9.4.2 General Aviation Increasing Use of Light Materials to Drive Demand

10 Aircraft Transparencies Market, by End Use
10.1 Introduction
10.1.1 Impact of COVID-19 on End Use Most Impacted Segment, by End Use Least Impacted Segment, by End Use
10.2 Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)
10.2.1 Increasing Aircraft Deliveries Projected to Drive the Segment
10.3 Aftermarket
10.3.1 Increasing Aircraft Fleet Size Contributing Segment Growth

11 Regional Analysis
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Impact of COVID-19 on Aircraft Transparencies Market
11.3 North America
11.4 Europe
11.5 Asia-Pacific
11.6 Latin America
11.7 Rest of the World

12 Competitive Landscape
12.1 Introduction
12.2 Market Share Analysis, 2019
12.3 Revenue Analysis of Top 5 Market Players, 2019
12.4 Competitive Scenario
12.5 Competitive Leadership Mapping
12.5.1 Star
12.5.2 Emerging Leader
12.5.3 Pervasive
12.5.4 Participant
12.6 Suppliers and MROs Competitive Leadership Mapping
12.6.1 Progressive Companies
12.6.2 Responsive Companies
12.6.3 Dynamic Companies
12.6.4 Starting Blocks
12.7 Competitive Scenario
12.7.1 New Product Launches/Developments
12.7.2 Deals
12.7.3 Contracts

13 Company Profiles
13.1 OEMs
13.1.1 Ppg Industries, Inc.
13.1.2 GKN Aerospace
13.1.3 Saint-Gobain
13.1.4 General Electric Company
13.1.5 Gentex Corporation
13.1.6 Bell Textron Inc.
13.1.7 Lee Aerospace
13.1.8 The Nordam Group LLC
13.1.9 Llamas Plastics Inc.
13.1.10 Spartech
13.1.11 Mecaplex Ltd.
13.1.12 Control Logistics Inc.
13.1.13 Plexiweiss Gmbh
13.1.14 Aeropair Ltd.
13.1.15 Tech-Tool Plastics, Inc.
13.1.16 Cee Bailey's Aircraft Plastics
13.1.17 The Wag Aero Group
13.1.18 LP Aero Plastics Inc.
13.1.19 Aviationglass & Technology B.V.
13.2 Suppliers
13.2.1 Micro-Surface Finishing Products, Inc.
13.3 MROS
13.3.1 Pacific Aero Tech, LLC
13.3.2 Soundair Aviation
13.3.3 Magnetic MRO AS
13.3.4 Desser Aerospace
13.3.5 Dart Aerospace

14 Appendix
14.1 Discussion Guide
14.2 Knowledge Store: Subscription Portal
14.3 Available Customization
14.4 Related Reports
14.5 Author Details

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