The global aircraft lighting market is projected to reach USD 7.56 billion by 2028, at a CAGR of 5.8% during the forecast period. An aircraft requires a variety of lights for several purposes, including safety, navigation, to improve the visibility during flight or while taxiing, etc. The two main categories of aircraft lighting are interior and exterior lights. Interior lights include reading lights, ceiling lights, and floor path lights, among others, and are used to assist passengers in various activities. The Exterior lights such as landing lights, position lights, runway turnoff lights, etc., are used to provide functional assistance in safety and operation of an aircraft.


Global Aircraft Lighting Market
Global Aircraft Lighting Market

Based on lighting type, the aircraft lighting market has been segmented into interior and exterior. The interior lighting segment is expected to grow at a higher rate as compared to the exterior segment due to increasing orders from aircraft manufacturers to offer a more relaxed and comfortable atmosphere to passengers. Lights for reading, guiding, and creating an ambiance make the flight relaxed and satisfying.

Global Aircraft Lighting Market
Global Aircraft Lighting Market

Based on aircraft type, the market has been segmented into commercial, military, and business aviation. The commercial aviation segment is expected to lead the market during the forecast period. With an increase in disposable income and worldwide tourism, commercial aircraft are being manufactured to meet the growing travel demand. Moreover, due to globalization, many countries are carrying out a trade using air transport. These factors are likely to propel the demand for commercial aircraft during the forecast period.

North America is expected to lead the market during the forecast period. Two of the large aircraft manufacturers, Boeing (US) and Bombardier (Canada) are present in this region. Hence, the demand for aircraft lighting is expected to rise during the forecast period. Moreover, the US military expenditure is the highest in the world and the demand for aircraft lighting is high from the military aviation aircraft type segment.

Key Factors Impacting Market Growth:

  • High demand from commercial aircraft to enhance passenger experience
  • Growth of tourism industry
  • Globalization leading to the use of air-cargo to transport goods in less time
  • Rising demand for military application

Key Developments:

  • In November 2016, Rockwell Collins acquired B/E Aerospace. This acquisition will help Rockwell Collins to expand the range of product offerings to major commercial and business aircraft and strengthen its customer base internationally
  • In November 2018, the United Technologies (UTC) acquired Rockwell Collins. This was one of the largest acquisitions in the history of the aerospace manufacturing industry. Through this acquisition, Rockwell Collins will become Collins Aerospace in a combined re-structuring with United Technologies 

What Does This Report Provide?

This report provides a detailed understanding of the aircraft lighting market from qualitative and quantitative perspectives during the forecast period. The report also provides dynamic indicators with potential impact on the market during the forecast period and an in-depth analysis of the leading companies operating in the market.

Market Segmentation:

By Lighting Type:

  • Interior
    • Ceiling & Wall Lights
    • Signage Lights
    • Reading Lights
    • Lavatory Lights
    • Floor Path Lights
    • Others
  • Exterior
    • Landing Lights
    • Position Lights
    • Cargo & Service Lights
    • Runway Turn Off Lights
    • Logo Lights
    • Wings & Engine Inspection Lights
    • Emergency Lights
    • Takeoff Lights
    • Anti-Collision Lights
    • Others

By Aircraft Type:

  • Commercial Aviation
    • Narrow Body Aircraft
    • Wide Body Aircraft
    • Very Large Aircraft
    • Business Jets
    • Regional Transport Aircraft
    • Others
  • Military Aviation
    • Military Helicopters
    • Fighter Jets
    • Others
  • Business Aviation
    • Business Jets
    • Ultra-Light Aircraft
    • Others

By Platform:

  • Fixed Wing
  • Rotary Wing

By Region:

  • North America
    • By Country (US, Canada, Mexico)
    • By Lighting Type
    • By Aircraft Type
    • By Platform
  • Western Europe:
    • By Country (Germany, UK, France, Spain, Rest of Western Europe)
    • By Lighting Type
    • By Aircraft Type
    • By Platform
  • Eastern Europe:
    • By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)
    • By Lighting Type
    • By Aircraft Type
    • By Platform
  • Asia Pacific
    • By Country (China, Japan, India, Rest of Asia Pacific)
    • By Lighting Type
    • By Aircraft Type
    • By Platform
  • Middle East:
    • By Country (UAE, Qatar, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Rest of Middle East)
    • By Lighting Type
    • By Aircraft Type
    • By Platform
  • Rest of the World
    • By Region (Latin America, Brazil, Rest of the World)
    • By Lighting Type
    • By Aircraft Type
    • By Platform

Companies Covered: Honeywell International Inc., Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG, Astronics, Zodiac Aerospace, Rockwell Collins, United Technologies Corporation, STG Aerospace Ltd., B/E Aerospace Inc., and Oxley Holdings Ltd… 

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