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Aircraft Seat Actuation Systems Market to Rise due to Demand for Premium Air Travel and Need for Ergonomic Seat Designs

Aircraft Seat Actuation Systems Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2021
Published 28 October 2015

Seat actuation systems are an important component of aircraft cabins. These systems are automated and allow the passengers to adjust their seating position according to their comfort level. 

Key Factors Pushing Growth of Seat Actuation Systems 

Due to the growing number of airlines in the airline industry, there has been a huge demand for lightweight seat designs and components in the past few years. Rising aircraft orders, coupled with an upswing in premium passenger travel activities, has majorly pushed the demand for global aircraft seat actuation systems market across the globe. 

According to a study on this market by Transparency Market Research, growing demand for premium air travel is the primary factor responsible for the market’s growth. TMR analysts also state that the need for ergonomic seat designs in airlines is another factor among passenger preference. The need of passengers to avoid neck and back pain in long-distance air travel has in turn boosted the demand for seat actuation systems across the globe. Rising demand for high-quality designs and functions in seats for comfortable travel during long flights is an effective factor driving the market.  

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The global aircraft seat actuation systems market is growing tremendously owing to the above mentioned factors. Factors such as the growing demand for premium travel and increase in disposable income in emerging countries such as China and India have essentially fueled the growth in demand for aircraft seat actuation systems over the years. Due to the prevalence of these growth factors, by 2021, the market for seat actuation systems is expected to reach a market value of US$382.8 bn from a value of US$0.1 bn in 2014.  

PAXCOM is the Future of the Global Aircraft Seat Actuation Systems Market

PAXCOM, which is known for its low-weight and low-cost seat actuation systems, is expected to lead the market in the near future. Their next-generation system, presented by Dornier Technologie GmbH and Co. KG and Buhler Motor GmbH, offers maximum passenger comfort in an airline. These systems are intended to bring together silent, smooth, and ergonomic seat motions, coupled with a sophisticated user-interface. 

For an integrated business-and-first-class experience, PAXCOM through its flexible architecture, high-grade design, superior seat quality, microcontroller technology, software, as well as user-friendly interface will continue delivering attractive seat actuation solutions in the near future.

Europe is the Leading Region in Global Aircraft Seat Actuation Market 

As air travel has become more popular and affordable over the years, first class and business class cabins have remained popular among the rich and famous. The dominance of the business class seat actuation system type is expected to expand during the forecast period. This segment stood at US$48.0 mn and took up 32% of the overall market in 2014. 

Europe holds the largest market share in the aircraft seat actuation systems market due to the presence of numerous seat actuation system manufacturers in the region. Moreover, the business class segment is one of the fastest growing segments in this region. Key manufacturers such as Dornier Technologie GmbH and Co. KG and Buhler Motor GmbH have massively contributed to this market in terms of technological advancements and customer service. Growth of this market is rapid in developed nations such as Germany and the U.K., where the disposable income is high.

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