Aircraft Seat Upholstery Market, 2025 by Material (Leather, Vinyl, Fabric), Seat Cover Type (Headrest, Armrest) Seat Type (First, Business, Premium, Economy) -

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The aircraft seat upholstery market is estimated to be valued at USD 1,214 million in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 1849 million by 2025, at a CAGR of 7.3% during the forecast period.

The market is driven by factors such as increasing aircraft orders across the globe, rising number of premium economy seats, growing demand for customized seats for first class and business class, and maintenance and retrofitting of existing aircraft. However, the shortage of seat suppliers in the aviation industry and complex regulatory framework and certifications are limiting the overall growth of the market.

Aircraft seat upholstery refers to the material used to cover the seat of an aircraft. The purpose of aircraft seat upholstery is to protect and conceal the aircraft seat while providing enhanced seating comfort to passengers. Aircraft seat upholstery is usually made from materialssuch as leather, fabric, vinyl, polyester and synthetic leatherthat is tweaked to be durable, flame-resistant, oil-resistant, water-repellant, and easy-to-clean.

This growth can be attributed to the increased demand for commercial aircraft, an increasing number of premium economy seats, demand for customized seats for first and business class, and maintenance and retrofitting of existing aircraft.

Aircraft seat upholstery manufacturers are focusing on expanding their businesses to meet the increasing demand for aircraft seat upholstery. The major challenge faced by aircraft seat upholstery manufacturers is the complexity in seat upholstery installation, which increases the cost of replacement and maintenance and results in the delay of aircraft deliveries.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

4.1 Attractive Opportunities in Aircraft Seat Upholstery Market From 2019 to 2025

4.2 Aircraft Seat Upholstery Market, By Material

4.3 Aircraft Seat Upholstery Market, By Aircraft Type

4.4 Aircraft Seat Upholstery Market, By Region

5 Market Overview

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Market Dynamics

5.2.1 Drivers Rising Number of Premium Economy Seats in Passenger Aircraft Growing Demand for Customized First Class and Business Class Seats Increasing Aircraft Orders Maintenance and Retrofitting of Existing Aircraft

5.2.2 Restraints Shortage of Seat Suppliers Regulatory Frameworks and Certifications

5.2.3 Opportunities Rise of Low-Cost Airlines

5.2.4 Challenges Delay in Aircraft Deliveries High Installation and Refurbishment Cost

6 Industry Trends

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Aircraft Seating Evolution

6.2.1 1980s: Armchair Kings First Class

6.2.2 Mid-1990s: Cradle Seats

6.2.3 Early 2000s: Flatbed Seating Solutions

6.2.4 Early 2010s: Lightweight Seats

6.3 New Product Innovations in Aircraft Seat Upholstery By Top Manufacturers, 2018-2019

6.3.1 Sensitive Aircraft Seat Cover (Smeated)

6.3.2 Wall Blankets

6.3.3 Brisa High Performance for Seating and Brisa Distressed Hp

6.4 Technology Trends

6.4.1 Advanced Materials

6.4.2 Biodegradable Seat Covers

6.4.3 Anti-Stain Effect

6.4.4 Hygienic Effect

6.5 Bill of Materials (BoM)

6.5.1 BoM: Economy Class Seats

6.5.2 BoM: Premium Economy Seats

6.5.3 BoM: Business Class Seats

6.5.4 BoM: First Class Seats

7 Aircraft Seat Upholstery Market, By End Use

7.1 Introduction

7.1.1 OEM Increase in Demand for Line Fitting of Aircraft Seats is Driving Growth of OEM Segment

7.1.2 Aftermarket Customization of Business and First-Class Seats By Premium Airlines is Expected to Drive the Aftermarket Segment

8 Aircraft Seat Upholstery Market, By Aircraft Type

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Narrow-Body Aircraft (NBA)

8.2.1 Rise in Demand for Economy Class Seats is Increasing Demand for NBA in Emerging Economies Such as India, China, Brazil, and Russia

8.3 Wide-Body Aircraft (WBA)

8.3.1 Rising Demand for WBA Owing to the Availability of Wider Space in the Aircraft

8.4 Very Large Aircraft (VLA)

8.4.1 Growth of VLA Owing to Its Capability of Accommodating Maximum Takeoff Weight of More Than 12,500 Pounds

8.5 Business Jets

8.5.1 Rising Demand for On-Demand VIP Commute is Increasing the Demand for Business Jets

8.6 Regional Transport Aircraft (RTA)

8.6.1 Growing Trend of Domestic Travel Through Airlines is Leading to Increase the Demand for RTAs

8.7 Helicopters

8.7.1 Rising Demand for Applications Such as Survey and Inspection and Domestic Travel is Anticipated to Drive the Growth for Helicopters

8.8 General Aviation Aircraft

8.8.1 Rise for Domestic Travel is Rising Demand for Recreational Flights Across the Globe

9 Aircraft Seat Upholstery Market, By Seat Type

9.1 Introduction

9.2 First Class

9.2.1 Growth of First Class is Substantially Increasing Owing to the High Level of Comfort and Luxury

9.3 Business Class

9.3.1 Growing Demand for Business Class Owing to Its Enhanced Comfort and More Leg Space

9.4 Premium Economy Class

9.4.1 Shifting Preference of Business Travelers to Premium Economy Class Owing to Their Cheaper Tickets

9.5 Economy Class

9.5.1 Rising Air Passenger Traffic Across the Globe is Rising the Demand for Economy Class Owing for Travelling at A Lower Cost

10 Aircraft Seat Upholstery Market, By Material

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Fabric

10.2.1 Natural Fabric Properties Such as Good Absorption of Perspiration are Fueling the Growth of Natural Fabrics

10.2.2 Polyester Demand for Polyester in Aircraft Seat Covers is Rising Owing to Its Stain Resistance, Washability, and Spot Cleanability

10.2.3 Wool/Nylon Blend Wool/Nylon Blend - Wool/Nylon Blend Seat Covers Deliver A Substantially High Degree of Comfort to Airline Passengers

10.3 Vinyl

10.4 Leather

10.4.1 Genuine Leather Demand for Genuine Leather From Business Class and First Class Airline Passengers, Due to Its Comfort and Elegance

10.4.2 Synthetic/Artificial Leather Demand for Lighter Seat Cover is Driving the Growth for Synthetic/Artificial Leather Seat Covers

11 Aircraft Seat Upholstery Market, By Seat Cover Type

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Bottom Covers

11.2.1 Growing Demand for Bottom Covers Owing to Their Property of Safeguarding Foam Cushion From Wear and Tear

11.3 Backrests

11.3.1 Rising Demand for Good Seating Comfort and Back Support is Leading to Rise in Growth of Backrest Seat Covers

11.4 Seat Rear Pockets

11.4.1 Demand for Short-Haul Flights is Driving the Demand for Seat Rear Pockets for Passengers to Carry Their Essentials During A Flight

11.5 Headrests

11.5.1 Need for Enhanced Aesthetic Appeal of Aircraft Interiors is Leading to Grow the Demand for Headrests

11.6 Armrests

11.6.1 Demand for Armrests for Business Class Seats is Expected to Drive the Armrests Segment

Company Profiles

  • Acc Interiors
  • Aerotex Aircraft Interiors
  • Aircraft Cabin Modification GmbH
  • Aircraft Interior Products
  • Douglass Interior Products
  • Fenice Care System S.P.A. Unip.
  • Franklin Products
  • International Aero Services
  • J.H. Nunn Associates
  • Lantal Textiles AG
  • Omnavia Interiors
  • Perrone Aerospace
  • Spectra Interior Products
  • Tapis Corp
  • Tritex Corporation

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