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Aeronautical Satcom Markets, 6th Edition

PUBLISHED: June 2018

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  • Report Summary
  • Key Features
  • Table of Contents
  • Supporting Articles

With over ten years of experience actively tracking and forecasting this market, NSR’s unique analysis offers the most thorough and in-depth assessment for all types of in-flight connectivity, from FSS/MSS to GEO & non-GEO HTS connectivity through to Air-to-Ground services.  The study covers all types of passenger and corporate travel aircraft communications: commercial airliners, business jets, general aviation and rotor wing markets.  Delving into the key trends and drivers that support the market, the report maps future directions for players involved or interested in this high-growth market.

NSR’s Aeronautical Satcom Markets, 6th Edition report offers the broadest and deepest coverage on all elements of the rapidly changing in-flight connectivity market over the next decade.

NSR delivers the IFC market’s leading study, including exhaustive information and complete data points that analyze the direction this market is taking.  NSR Aeronautical Satcom Markets, 6th Edition offers an unbiased, independent qualitative and quantitative view on trends impacting commercial IFC demand over the next decade and is a must have for any critical assessment of the aero IFC market.

 

Companies and Organizations mentioned in NSR’s AERO6: Piper, ABS Satellites, AeroMexico, Air Arabia, Air Asia Group, Air Astana, Air Canada, Air eSurfing, Air Europa, Air France / KLM, Air India, Air New Zealand, Airbus, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, ANA, APT Mobile Satcom Ltd, Arabsat, Asiasat, Astronics, Austrian Airlines, Avianca, Avianca, Beechcraft Corporation, Beijing Capital Airlines, Bell Helicopter (Textron), Bombardier, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Cessna (Textron), China Satellite Communications, Ltd., Citilink, Dassault, Delta Airlines, Egypt Air, El Al, Embraer, Emirates, Etihad, Eutelsat, Finnair, Fly Dubai, GEE (Global Eagle Entertainment), Gilat, Go Air, Gogo, GOL, Gulf Air, Gulfstream Aerospace, Hawker-Beechcraft, Honeywell, Hughes Network Systems, IAG, IATA, Iberian Airlines, ICAO, iDirect, Ilyushin, IndiGo, Inmarsat Plc, Intelsat, Interjet, Iridium, Japan Airlines, Jet Airways, Jet Blue, K5-Aviation, Kymeta Corp., Lockheed Martin, Lufthansa, NBN Co., Newtec, Norwegian Airways, OneWeb, Panasonic Avionics, Phasor Solutions, Philippines Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Qest, Rockwell Collins, SAS, SatixFy, Saudia Airlines, Scoot, SD (Satcom Direct), SES S.A., Sikorsky, Singapore Airlines, SITAONAIR, Sky Perfect JSAT, SmartSky Networks, Southwest Airlines, SpiceJet, Spirit Airlines, Sukhoi, Swiss International, Taqnia Space, Telesat, Textron, Thai Airways, Thaicom, Thales Avionics, The Boeing Company, ThinKom, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, Viasat Inc., Virgin Atlantic, Vistara, WestJet and Yahsat.

Unparalleled Market Forecasts

Executive Summary

1. Context, Trends & Definitions
1.1. Definitions & Report Overview
1.1.1. Acronyms & Forecast Variables
1.1.2. Definitions – Regions
1.1.3. Definitions – Airframes
1.2. Addressable Markets
1.2.1. By Region
1.2.2. By Airframe
1.2.3. Trends & Forecast
1.3. Traffic Trends
1.3.1. Shifting East
1.3.2. RPK Growth and Market Share by Region
1.4. Deliveries, Orders & Backlog
1.5. Trends
1.5.1. IFC Pricing
1.5.2. Take-Up Rates & Speeds
1.5.2.1. North America
1.5.3. Business Models Analysis
1.5.4. FSS/HTS Connected Airframes
1.5.5. Connected Airlines
1.5.6. IFC Satellite Capacity Procurement Models
1.5.7. FPAs Readiness Review
1.5.8. Indian Market – Case Study
1.5.8.1. State of the Market
1.5.8.2. Flight Duration
1.5.8.3. Scenarios Assumptions
1.5.8.4. Scenario 1
1.5.8.5. Scenario 2

2. Market Environment
2.1. IFC Market Value Chain
2.2. Service Providers
2.2.1. Capabilities & Service
2.2.1.1. Market Share – Revenues
2.2.1.2. Market Share – In-Service Units
2.2.1.3. Market Share – Aircrafts Contracted
2.2.1.4. Market Share – Wide-body
2.2.1.5. Market Share – Wide-Body by Region
2.2.1.6. Market Share – Narrow-body
2.2.1.7. Market Share – Narrow-Body by Region
2.2.1.8. Market Share – Business Jets
2.3. Terminal Manufacturers Market Share
2.4. IFC Modem Manufacturers Market Share
2.5. By Connectivity Type
2.5.1. In-Service Units
2.5.2. Revenues
2.5.3. Equipment Price & ARPU
2.6. Penetration Rates

3. Forecasts
3.1. Global Forecast
3.1.1. Global Forecast at a Glance
3.1.2. By Region
3.1.3. By Airframe
3.1.4. By Frequency Band
3.1.5. By Service Type
3.1.6. Capacity Demand
3.1.7. Comparison with Previous NSR Forecasts
3.2. Airframes
3.2.1. Wide Body by Band and Region
3.2.1.1. L-Band
3.2.1.2. FSS Ku-Band
3.2.1.3. GEO-HTS Ku-band
3.2.1.4. GEO-HTS Ka-Band
3.2.1.5. Non-GEO HTS Ku-Band
3.2.2. Narrowbody by Band and Region
3.2.2.1. L-Band
3.2.2.2. FSS Ku-Band
3.2.2.3. GEO-HTS Ku-band
3.2.2.4. GEO-HTS Ka-Band
3.2.3. Business Jets by Band and Region
3.2.3.1. L-Band
3.2.3.2. FSS Ku-Band
3.2.3.3. GEO-HTS Ku-band
3.2.3.4. GEO-HTS Ka-Band
3.2.4. General Aviation by Band and Region
3.3. Service Types
3.3.1. Passengers IFC
3.3.2. Operational
3.4. Capacity Demand
3.4.1. FSS Ku-band
3.4.2. GEO-HTS Ku-band
3.4.3. GEO-HTS Ka-band
3.4.4. Non-GEO HTS
3.5. ATG
3.5.1. Global
3.5.2. Commercial Aviation
3.5.3. Business Aviation

Appendix: Forecast Methodology & Definitions

List of Exhibits

Chapter 1
– Aeronautical Satcom Addressable Market by Airframe, 2017
– Aeronautical Satcom Addressable Market by Airframe, 2016-2017
– RPK Market Share by Region, 2015-2017
– Total Passenger Aircraft Deliveries, Orders & Backlog, 2017
– Total Passenger Aircrafts Orders, 2017-2037
– Average In-Flight Connectivity Price Packages
– Average L-Band In-Flight Connectivity Pricing (Mixed)
– ATG Service Take Rate Evolution
– FSS Ku-Band Services Take Rate Evolution
– North America In-Flight Wi-Fi Take Rate
– IFC Business Models Market Share
– IFC Business Model Market share by Region
– FSS/HTS Connected Airframes 2017
– FSS/HTS Connected Airframes 2016
– Global Airlines Connected via Satellites by Region (Contracted Aircrafts), 2016
– Global Airlines Connected via Satellites by Region (Contracted Aircrafts), 2017
– Service Providers Capacity Procurement Model, 2017
– Service Providers Capacity Procurement Model, 2020
– Service Providers Operating Margin by Capacity Procurement Model, 2015-2017
– Aero Satcom FPA Manufacturers by Region and Development Stage
– 2017 Profits by Indian Carriers
– Average Domestics and International Flight Time by Airlines, 2016-2017
– Domestic and International Flights by Airlines
– Indian IFC Market In-service Units by Frequency Band – Scenario 1
– Indian IFC Market Cumulative Shipped Units by Frequency Band – Scenario 1
– Indian IFC Market In-service Units by Frequency Band – Scenario 2
– Indian IFC Market Cumulative Shipped Units by Frequency Band – Scenario 2

Chapter 2
– Service Providers Capabilities & Offerings
– Commercial IFC Connectivity Service Providers Market Share by Revenues, 2016
– Commercial IFC Connectivity Service Providers Market Share by Revenues, 2017
– Global Commercial Airlines FSS/HTS Providers Market Share by In-Service Units, 2016
– Global Commercial Airlines FSS/HTS Providers Market Share by In-Service Units, 2017
– Global Aeronautical Service Providers Market Share by Aircraft Contracted, 2016
– Global Aeronautical Service Providers Market Share by Aircraft Contracted, 2017
– IFC Wide-Body Service Providers Market Share by Aircraft Contracted, 2016
– IFC Wide-Body Service Providers Market Share by Aircraft Contracted, 2017
– Service Providers FSS/HTS IFC Market Share – Widebody Contracted Aircrafts (NAM)
– Service Providers FSS/HTS IFC Market Share – Widebody Contracted Aircrafts (LAM)
– Service Providers FSS/HTS IFC Market Share – Widebody Contracted Aircrafts (EU)
– Service Providers FSS/HTS IFC Market Share – Widebody Contracted Aircrafts (MEA)
– Service Providers FSS/HTS IFC Market Share – Widebody Contracted Aircrafts (Asia)
– IFC Narrow-body Service Providers Market Share by Aircraft Contracted, 2016
– IFC Narrow-body Service Providers Market Share by Aircraft Contracted, 2017
– Service Providers FSS/HTS IFC Market Share – Narrowbody Contracted Aircrafts (NAM)
– Service Providers FSS/HTS IFC Market Share – Narrowbody Contracted Aircrafts (LAM)
– Service Providers FSS/HTS IFC Market Share – Narrowbody Contracted Aircrafts (EU)
– Service Providers FSS/HTS IFC Market Share – Narrowbody Contracted Aircrafts (MEA)
– Service Providers FSS/HTS IFC Market Share – Narrowbody Contracted Aircrafts (Asia)
– FSS Ku-Band Business Jets Service Providers Market Share by In-Service Units, 2016
– FSS Ku-Band Business Jets Service Providers Market Share by In-Service Units, 2017
– Aeronautical FSS & HTS Satcom Terminal Manufacturers Market Share by Contracted Aircrafts, 2016
– Aeronautical FSS & HTS Satcom Terminal Manufacturers Market Share by Contracted Aircrafts, 2017
– Aeronautical FSS & HTS Satcom Modem Manufacturers Market Share by Contracted Aircrafts, 2017
– Aeronautical Satcom Market Share by Connectivity Type (Aircraft Contracted), 2016
– Aeronautical Satcom Market Share by Connectivity Type (Aircraft Contracted), 2017
– Air-to-Ground, Ku-Band and HTS Connectivity Market Share by In-Service Units, 2016
– Air-to-Ground, Ku-Band and HTS Connectivity Market Share by In-Service Units, 2017
– Air-to-Ground, Ku-Band and HTS Connectivity Market Share by Retail Revenues, 2016
– Air-to-Ground, Ku-Band and HTS Connectivity Market Share by Retail Revenues, 2017
– Aeronautical Connectivity Average Revenues per Units by Airframe
– Aeronautical Connectivity Equipment Costs by Airframe
– Aeronautical VSAT Penetration Rate
– Aeronautical ATG Penetration Rate
– Aeronautical L-Band Penetration Rate

Chapter 3
– Aeronautical Satcom In-Service Units by Airframe
– Aeronautical Connectivity In-Service Units by Frequency Band
– Aeronautical Connectivity Retail Revenues by Frequency Band, 2017
– Aeronautical Connectivity Retail Revenues by Frequency Band, 2027
– Passengers IFC Satcom & ATG Retail Revenues by Connectivity Type
– Operational Connectivity Retail, Wholesale & Total Revenues
– Aeronautical Satcom Capacity Demand by Type
– Comparison – Aeronautical Satcom Markets In-Service Units Forecasts
– Comparison – Aeronautical Satcom Markets Total Retail Revenues Forecasts
– Comparison – Aeronautical Satcom Markets Ku-Band Capacity Demand Forecasts
– Comparison – Aeronautical Satcom Markets HTS Capacity Demand Forecasts
– Wide-Body Aeronautical In-Service Units by Frequency Band
– Wide-Body Aeronautical Total Retail Revenues by Frequency Band, 2027
– Wide-Body L-Band In-Service Units by Region
– Wide-Body L-Band Retail, Wholesale & Total Revenues
– Wide-Body Ku-Band In-Service Units by Scenario
– Wide-Body Ku-Band Transponder Demand
– Wide-Body Ku-Band GEO-HTS Retail & Total Revenues
– Wide-Body Ku-Band GEO-HTS Capacity Demand
– Wide-body Ka-Band GEO-HTS In-Service Units by Scenario
– Wide-Body Ka-Band GEO-HTS Capacity Revenues
– Wide-Body Non-GEO HTS In-Service Units by Region
– Wide-Body Non-GEO HTS Capacity Demand
– Narrow-Body Aeronautical In-Service Units by Frequency Band
– Narrow-Body Aeronautical Capacity Revenues by Frequency Band
– Narrow-Body L-Band Retail, Wholesale & Total Revenues
– Narrow-Body Ku-Band In-Service Units by Scenario
– Narrow-Body Ku-Band Retail & Total Revenues
– Narrow-Body Ku-Band GEO-HTS Retail & Total Revenues
– Narrow-Body Ku-Band GEO-HTS Capacity Demand
– Narrow-Body Ka-Band GEO-HTS Capacity Demand
– Narrow-body Ka-Band GEO-HTS In-Service Units by Scenario
– Business Jets Aeronautical In-Service Units by Frequency Band
– Business Jets Aeronautical Total Retail Revenues by Frequency Band
– Business Jets L-Band In-Service Units by Scenario
– Business Jets L-Band Retail, Wholesale & Total Revenues
– Business Jets Ku-Band In-Service Units and Capacity Demand
– Business Jets Ku-Band Retail & Total Revenues
– Business Jets Ku-Band GEO-HTS In-Service Units by Scenario
– Business Jets Ku-Band GEO-HTS Capacity Demand
– Business Jets Ka-Band GEO-HTS Retail & Total Revenues
– Business Jets Ka-Band GEO-HTS Capacity Demand
– GA & RW L-Band In-Service Units by Scenario
– GA & RW L-Band Retail & Wholesale ARPU
– GA & RW L-Band Retail, Wholesale & Total Revenues
– In-Flight Passenger Connectivity Retail Revenues by Type
– In-Flight Passenger Connectivity In-Service Units by Type & Scenario
– Operational Connectivity In-Service Units by Scenario
– Operational Connectivity Retail, Wholesale & Total Revenues
– Ku-Band Aeronautical Transponder Demand
– Ku-Band Aeronautical Transponder Revenues
– Wide-Body Ku-Band GEO-HTS Capacity Demand
– Narrow-Body Ku-Band GEO-HTS Capacity Demand
– Business Jets Ku-Band GEO-HTS Capacity Demand
– Wide-Body Ka-Band GEO-HTS Capacity Demand
– Narrow-Body Ka-Band GEO-HTS Capacity Demand
– Business Jets Ka-Band GEO-HTS Capacity Demand
– Wide-Body Non-GEO HTS Capacity Demand
– Wide-Body Non-GEO HTS Capacity Revenues
– ATG In-Service Units by Scenario
– ATG Revenues by Segment, 2017
– ATG Revenues by Segment, 2027
– ATG Commercial Aviation In-Service Units by Scenario
– ATG Commercial Aviation Total Retail Revenues
– ATG Business Aviation In-Service Units by Scenario
– ATG Business Aviation Retail & Total Revenues

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