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    Aircraft Lavatory System Market Report

    Aircraft Lavatory System Market Report
    Report code - SRAD103 Published On : Jan,2018 No. of Pages: 217
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    Impact of COVID-19 on Aircraft Lavatory System Market

    Covid-19 has impacted the market dynamics, competition, and global supply chains. The revenues has gone down in 2020 and may resume an uptrend gradually form 2021. Companies optimizing their operation and statergy will sustain and beat the competition.

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    This report, from Stratview Research, studies the global aircraft lavatory system market over the trend period of 2012 to 2017 and the forecast period of 2018 to 2023. The report provides detailed insights into the market dynamics to enable informed business decision making and growth strategy formulation based on the opportunities present in the market.

    The Global Aircraft Lavatory System Market: Highlights

    The aircraft lavatory system market offers a healthy growth opportunity over the next five years to reach an estimated value of US$ 530.8 million in 2023. Increasing commercial aircraft deliveries to support rising passenger and freight traffic, the introduction of fuel-efficient variants of major aircraft programs (B737 Max and A320neo), an advancement in lavatory design, and growing aircraft fleet size are the key factors that are driving the demand for lavatory systems in the global aircraft industry.

    The lavatory is one of the most important systems in an aircraft cabin interior and must withstand high velocities and abrasion without spilling a drop. It should also be durable and minimize water usage to make the plane lighter for achieving a higher fuel efficiency and has the ability to withstand frequent usage by the passengers. The lavatory design varies from aircraft to aircraft and airlines to airlines depending upon their requirements. Lavatory manufacturers have gradually improved its design, making it lightweight using advanced materials. They have also shrunk lavatory size without sacrificing passenger comfort. They have also improved the toilet system from earlier reusable to recirculating to vacuum toilet over a period of time and are now upgrading the existing vacuum toilet to compact vacuum toilet with high performance.

    The aircraft lavatory system market is segmented based on the aircraft type as Narrow-Body Aircraft, Wide-Body Aircraft, Very Large Body Aircraft, Regional Aircraft, and Business Aircraft. Wide-body aircraft is projected to remain the largest aircraft segment of the global aircraft lavatory system market during the forecast period, driven by increasing production rates of B787 and A350XWB, upcoming fuel-efficient variants including B777x and A330neo, and an advancement in lavatory technology. Narrow-body aircraft is also likely to witness a healthy growth during the forecast period, driven by the introduction of fuel-efficient variants of the best-selling aircraft programs (A320neo and B737 Max).

    Aircraft Lavatory System Market - Aircraft Program Type

    Aircraft Lavatory System Market - Country Analysis

    Based on the toilet type, the aircraft lavatory system market is segmented as Reusable Toilet System, Recirculating Toilet System, and Vacuum Toilet System. There has been a continuous shift from recirculating toilet system to the vacuum toilet system in all the next-generation aircraft. Vacuum flush toilets are considered to be less odor inducing and usually light in weight which helps in saving the fuel by reducing the need to carry large reserves of blue recirculating water and minimizing the risk of Blue Ice due to the spilling of water. Major lavatory manufacturers are developing advanced vacuum toilet based lavatory system by making it lighter in weight using composite materials. It will reduce the overall maintenance cost and remove waste rapidly during the flush cycle.

    The overall competition is fierce in the aircraft lavatory market with half a dozen companies extending their offerings in this market space. All of them are trying to develop advanced and modular lavatories meeting OEMs’ and airlines’ needs. In 2013, B/E Aerospace (now a part of Rockwell Collins, Inc.) developed an advanced lavatory system for B737 which is slightly compact than the standard 3X3 foot size lavatory.

    Based on the regions, North America is expected to remain the largest market for lavatory systems in the aircraft industry. The region is the manufacturing hub of the major commercial aircraft manufacturer, tier players, and raw material suppliers. Boeing is the largest procurer of the lavatory systems in the region. Europe is likely to witness the highest growth during the forecast period, driven by increasing production rates of A350XWB and A320 family including Neo version. Asia-Pacific is likely to be the fastest-growing market during the forecast period, driven by a host of factors including the opening of assembly plants of Boeing and Airbus in China, increasing demand for commercial aircraft to support rising passenger traffic, and indigenous development of commercial and regional aircraft (COMAC C919 and Mitsubishi MRJ).

    The supply chain of this market comprises raw material manufacturers, toilet manufacturers, lavatory system manufacturers, aircraft OEMs, and airline companies. The key aerospace OEMs are Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier, Embraer, ATR, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and key airlines are Lufthansa, Delta Air, Air China, and Singapore Airlines. The key lavatory system manufacturers are Zodiac Aerospace, Jamco Corporation, Rockwell Collins, Inc. (B/E Aerospace), Diehl Comfort Modules GmbH, and Yokohama Rubbers. New product development, regional expansion, and long-term contracts are the key strategies adopted by the key players to gain a competitive edge in the market. All the players are developing compact lavatory system to increase the cabin space for adjusting more number of seats per aircraft, advanced system, such as bidet system, and compact vacuum toilets.

    Research Methodology

    This report offers high-quality insights and is the outcome of detailed research methodology comprising extensive secondary research, rigorous primary interviews with industry stakeholders and validation and triangulation with Stratview Research’s internal database and statistical tools. More than 1,000 authenticated secondary sources, such as company annual reports, fact book, press release, journals, investor presentation, white papers, patents, and articles have been leveraged to gather the data. More than 10 detailed primary interviews with the market players across the value chain in the all four regions and industry experts have been executed to obtain both the qualitative and quantitative insights.

    Report Features

    This report provides market intelligence in the most comprehensive way. The report structure has been kept such that it offers maximum business value. It provides critical insights into the market dynamics and will enable strategic decision making for the existing market players as well as those willing to enter the market. The following are the key features of the report:

    • Market structure: Overview, industry life cycle analysis, supply chain analysis
    • Market environment analysis: Growth drivers and constraints, Porter’s five forces analysis, SWOT analysis
    • Market trend and forecast analysis
    • Market segment trend and forecast
    • Competitive landscape and dynamics: Market share, product portfolio, product launches, etc.
    • Attractive market segments and associated growth opportunities
    • Emerging trends
    • Strategic growth opportunities for the existing and new players
    • Key success factors

    The global aircraft lavatory system market is segmented into the following categories. 

    Aircraft Lavatory System Market by Aircraft Type:

    • Narrow-Body Aircraft
    • Wide-Body Aircraft
    • Very Large Body Aircraft
    • Regional Aircraft
    • Business Aircraft

    Aircraft Lavatory System Market by Aircraft Program Type:

    • B737 Aircraft Program
    • B777 Aircraft Program
    • B787 Aircraft Program
    • A320 Family Aircraft Program
    • A330/A340 Aircraft Program
    • A350XWB Aircraft Program
    • A380 Aircraft Program
    • B737 Max Aircraft Program
    • B777x Aircraft Program
    • A320neo Aircraft Program
    • A330neo Aircraft Program
    • E 175 Aircraft Program
    • C Series Aircraft Program
    • Other Aircraft Programs

    Aircraft Lavatory System Market by Lavatory Type:

    • Standard Lavatory
    • Modular Lavatory
    • Customized Lavatory

    Aircraft Lavatory System Market by Toilet Type:

    • Reusable Toilet System
    • Recirculating Toilet System
    • Vacuum Toilet System

    Aircraft Lavatory System Market by Fit Type:

    • Line Fit
    • Retro Fit

    Aircraft Lavatory System Market by Region:

    • North America (Country Analysis: the USA, Canada, and Mexico)
    • Europe (Country Analysis: Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, and Rest of Europe)
    • Asia-Pacific (Country Analysis: China, Japan, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific)
    • Rest of the World (Sub-Region Analysis: the Middle East, Latin America, and Others)

    Report Customization Options

    With this detailed report, Stratview Research offers one of the following free customization options to our respectable clients:

    Company Profiling

    • Detailed profiling of additional market players (up to 3 players)
    • SWOT analysis of key players (up to 3 players)

    Regional Segmentation

    • Current market segmentation of any one of the regions by lavatory type

    Benchmarking of Key Competitors 

    • Benchmarking of the key players on the following parameters: Product portfolio, geographical reach, regional presence, and strategic alliances

    Custom Research: Stratview research offers custom research services across the sectors. In case of any custom research requirement related to market assessment, competitive benchmarking, sourcing and procurement, target screening, and others, please send your inquiry at [email protected].


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