GVR Report cover Aircraft Cabin Interior Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Aircraft Cabin Interior Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Material (Alloy, Composites), By Type, By Aircraft Type, By End-user (OEM, Aftermarket), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2022 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68039-985-8
  • Number of Pages: 300
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Range: 2018 - 2020
  • Industry: Technology

Report Overview

The global aircraft cabin interior market size was valued at USD 21.72 billion in 2021 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.6% from 2022 to 2030. The market growth is a significant result of the rising popularity of air travel around the world. Over the years, it has shown strong growth in developing regions as domestic flights are becoming more popular and affordable. The advancements in aircraft interiors providing better passenger experiences have created a demand for cabin interiors.

U.S. aircraft cabin interior market size, by material, 2020 - 2030 (USD Million)

During the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the aircraft manufacturing industry faced challenges to keep up with the production rate, all of which impacted the aircraft cabin interior market negatively. Therefore, the market was hit during this unprecedented event as a direct result of the decline in demand due to government restrictions on travel. In addition, the influx of even cheaper air travel led to profit-making challenges for airlines which further affected the demand. Post-COVID-19 pandemic, the market is being revived along with passengers flocking to travel via air, and the aircraft manufacturing sector catching pace to keep up with the backlog of deliveries.

The aircraft cabin interior is an important aspect of passenger experience both for international and regional flights. Therefore, the market players’ expansion of portfolio offerings and enhanced aftersales services create product demand. The aftermarket has evolved and has created aftermarket cabin upgrade offerings. For instance, in august 2021, Cathay Pacific launched Airbus A320neo with upgraded aftermarket interior design for business class, economy seating, galleys, and washrooms by JPA design. Therefore, the development of new designs, products, and services by key market players increases market competition, thereby impacting the market positively.

The rise in deliveries of aircraft over the forecasted period is expected to drive the demand for aircraft cabin interiors. For instance, as per the commercial market outlook published by Boeing approximately 50% of the existing fleet is to be replaced in the next 20 years. Therefore, the demand for cabin interior market for the upcoming deliveries and upgradation is expected to increase, thereby, driving the growth of the overall industry.

The increase in air traffic during the forecasted year is expected to create opportunities for key players. For instance, FACC AG at the international aviation trade fair AIX displayed next generation cabin which aims to focus on passenger needs and the use of sustainable materials. Therefore, the investment in the upgrades of cabin interior designs for enhanced user experience and application of sustainable materials is expected to create demand and drive the aircraft cabin interior market growth.

Material Insights

The alloy segment accounted for the largest revenue share in 2021 and is likely to dominate over the forecast period. The alloys are the core of various cabin interior structures such as cabinets, doors, dividers, and seats. Further, the strength provided by alloys for the structural joining of components is one other factor of their demand for aircraft cabin interiors.  

However, aircraft cabin interior is under a continuous process of evolution in terms of materials used. For this reason, the others segment has become increasingly popular. The others segment is projected to grow at a significant CAGR of 11.2% from 2022 to 2030 Phenolic resins reinforced with glass or carbon are increasingly being used for interior structures such as ceilings and sidewalls. Furthermore, the need for lightweight and sustainable materials for cabin interiors to minimize the weight of aircraft for better fuel efficiency and reduced operational costs is expected to create demand.

Type Insights

The entertainment & connectivity segment accounted for the largest revenue share of around 25% in 2021 and is predicted to lead the market over the forecast period of 2022 to 2030. Lifestyle change has immensely increased the way entertainment and connectivity have been adopted by consumers and is recognized as a basic utility in many aspects of consumer behavior. Therefore, a rise in penetration of entertainment & connectivity and providing better passenger experiences in their leisure time to meet consumer demand is expected to drive the growth.

The galley segment is expected to witness a CAGR of 12.3% from 2022 to 2030. This was due to the increasing need to provide passengers for food & beverage deliveries. The launch of a variety of services for food and drinks as service for airplane passengers creates demand and is expected to drive the galley segment during the forecasted period.

Aircraft Type Insights

The narrow body aircraft segment accounted for the largest revenue share in 2021 and is predicted to lead the market over the forecast period of 2022 to 2030. The narrow body aircraft currently is and in the future will be among the most demanded aircraft types. The reason for a dominant share of narrow body aircraft is the increase in domestic air traffic across the globe. The convenience provided by air travel along with affordable prices as a result of increasing market competition by domestic airlines is expected to grow the narrow body aircraft demand.

The wide body aircraft segment is expected to witness the highest growth in the forecast period. The increase in international air travel traffic flow catalyzes the demand for wide body aircraft. Over the years, corporates and business workforces have created a demand for international travel accelerating the growth. Moreover, the boost in the tourism industry with consumers opting for international destinations has resulted in the growth of international travel. Therefore, the rise in international air passengers due to corporate work, businesses, and tourism among others has created a demand for wide body aircraft.

End-user Insights

The aftermarket segment registered the largest revenue share in 2021. The aftermarket segment includes flight interior upgrades, and MRO services either by third-party players or the OEM players themselves. The massive size of the existing fleet of commercial airplanes across the globe also demands timely maintenance, repair, and overhaul. In addition, various market players have launched exotic cabin interior designs which further creates market demand in the aftermarket services industry. For instance, recently emirates have chosen to upgrade cabin interiors for their entire fleet of about 120 A320 and B777.

Aircraft cabin interior market share, by end-user, 2021 (%)

The OEM segment is expected to account for the highest CAGR over the forecast period. The rise in demand for aircraft across the world is expected to drive the OEM market during the forecasted period. For instance, aircraft manufacturer and market leader Airbus has predicted a demand of approx. 39,000 new commercial passenger and freighter aircraft by 2040. The growth of economically emerging nations, the rise in air traffic both domestically and internationally, and airlines focusing on customer satisfaction, all lead to an increased demand for aircraft. Therefore, the increase in the growth of the OEM segment is expected to drive the industry’s growth.

Regional Insights

The Asia Pacific region accounted for the largest market share in 2021. The region is also anticipated to register the highest CAGR of 8.5% over the forecast period of 2022 to 2030. Developing countries like India and South East Asian nations have vast potential for passenger aircraft penetrations and are aimed at the increase of passenger preferences towards flight travel. For instance, Boeing a leading aircraft manufacturer has predicted India to have the fastest air traffic growth at a rate of 6.9%. Followed by South East Asia with 5.5%.

Aircraft Cabin Interior Market Trends by Region

Middle East & Africa is expected to register the second-highest CAGR from 2022 to 2030. The demand for commercial planes in the region is expected to drive the industry’s growth. Recently, Boeing in their 2022 commercial outlook report has predicted that the region is expected to more than double its aircraft fleet by 2041. Furthermore, as of 2022, Boeing CMO African region is expected to witness air passenger traffic growth by 5,4 % annually. Therefore, the demand for new airplanes in Africa is expected to contribute to the growth of the global market size.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

The industry has a less to moderate number of top-level players, which often have some subsidiaries in the same industry. The majority of small-level players is low as the market has a high entry-level barrier. As technology evolves, it increases the integration of entertainment & connectivity, increased cabin storage space, and next-generation sustainable designs for aircraft cabin interiors. For instance, Teague’s Elevate, offered by a company named NORDAM, is the cabin solution that offers floating seats and cabin furniture connected to side walls and aisles instead of floors, for passengers to exploit more space.

The competition in this industry is very high, although the availability of substitutes is limited. Development in technology is allowing companies to ensure sustainable development and recreational next-generation designs while increasing the overall customer experience. The constant development of designs and usage of sustainable materials is leading the aircraft cabin interior industry towards new opportunities. As a result of globalization, air passenger traffic has increased which demands the inclusion of new airplane fleets. Thereby, the aircraft cabin interior trend has growth potential and real-life use cases. Some prominent players in the global aircraft cabin interior market include:

  • Jamco Corp.

  • Thales

  • Haeco Americas

  • Diehl Stiftung & Co. Kg

  • Collins Aerospace

  • Cobham PLC

Aircraft Cabin Interior Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2022

USD 22.88 billion

Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 41.11 billion

Growth rate

CAGR of 7.6% from 2022 to 2030

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2018 - 2020

Forecast period

2022 - 2030

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2022 to 2030

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Material, type, aircraft type, end-user, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; U.K.; Germany; China; Japan; India; Brazil; Mexico

Key companies profiled

Astronics Corp.; Cobham PLC; Collins Aerospace; Diehl Stiftung & Co. Kg; Global Eagle; Entertainment; Gogo Inc.; Haeco Americas; Honeywell International Inc.; Jamco Corp.; Panasonic Corp.; RECARO Holding GmbH; Thales

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Global Aircraft Cabin Interior Market Segmentation

This report forecasts and estimates revenue growth at the global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each one of the sub-segments from 2018 to 2030. For this study, Grand View Research has further segmented the global aircraft cabin interior market report based on material, type, aircraft type, end-user, and region:

  • Material Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)

    •  Alloys

      • Aluminium alloy

      • Steel alloy

      • Others

    • Composites

      • Carbon

      • Glass

      • ARAMID (Kevlar)

      • Others

    • Others

  • Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)

    • Aircraft Seating

      • Passenger seating

        • Business class

        • Economy class

        • Premium economy class

        • First class

      • Crew rest seating

    • Entertainment & Connectivity

      • Hardware

      • Connectivity

      • Content

    • Cabin Lighting

      • Signage lights

      • Ceiling & wall lights

      • Floor path lighting strips

      • Reading lights

      • Lavatory lights

    • Galley

      • Electric

      • Non-electric

    • Lavatory

      • Reusable liquid flush

      • Vacuum flush type

    • Windows & Windshields

      • Cabin windows

      • Windshields

    • Stowage Bins

      • Shelf bins

      • Pivot bins

      • Translating bins

    • Interior Panels

      • Floor panels

      • Ceiling panels

      • Side panels

      • Cabin dividers

  • Aircraft Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)

    • Narrow Body Aircraft

    • Wide Body Aircraft 

    • Business Jets

    • Regional Transport Aircraft

  • End-user Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)

    • Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)

    • After Market

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • U.K.

      • Germany

      • Rest of Europe

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • Japan

      • India

      • Rest of Asia

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Rest of Latin America

    • Middle East & Africa

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