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Airport IT Market in the US - Market Analysis 2015-2019

Airport IT Market in the US - Market Analysis 2015-2019

Airport IT Market in the US – Market Analysis 2015-2019

Covering:This report segments the airport IT market in the US by solution type (operational systems and passenger processing systems). It also includes the competitive analysis of key vendors such as Amadeus IT Group, Ikusi, Rockwell Collins, SITA, and Ultra Electronics Airport Systems. Market scope of the airport IT in the US

Technavio’s market research analyst predict that the airport IT market in the US is expected to reach $1.5 billion by the end of 2019. The key growth drivers in this market are growing numbers of passenger and cargo air traffic and the need to improve the air passenger experience.

Airports are increasingly embracing technology solutions to improve their operational efficiency, improve passenger experiences, reduce operational costs, and boost revenues.

Technavio analysts expect the airport IT market in the US to show significant growth potential during the forecast period. CIOs of many airports in the US seek to increase the percentage spending of their airport revenue on IT annually.

The US passengers are faster in embracing travel-related technology as most of them prefer self-service technology options and mobile devices for booking flights, purchasing tickets, check-in, boarding, and baggage handling.

The market is experiencing significant spending on technology related to passenger processing, airport operations, baggage handling, and security. Development activities such as airport expansions, constructing new terminals, upgrading of systems, and establishing new airports to improve country’s economy and support the increasing air traffic are fuelling market growth.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The airport IT market in the US has the presence of several small and large players. The market competition is likely to intensify as several players enter the market, considering the market potential.

Vendors can increase their profitability by offering cost-effective services such as self-service options (self-service check-in, self-bag drop, and self-boarding), mobile, and web services. Also, airport operators expect value-added services such as consultancy, integration of solutions, support and maintenance, and airport staff training to address opportunities and risks.

The leading companies in the airport IT market in the US are -

  • Amadeus IT Group
  • Ikusi
  • Rockwell Collins
  • SITA
  • Ultra Electronics Airport Systems
The other prominent vendors in the market include AirIT, Atos, Bosch Security Systems, Capgemini, CGI, Damarel, Gatekeeper Systems, iFIDS.com, Indra, INFORM, Lockheed Martin, NEC, Northrop Grumman, Passur, RESA, Saab Sensis, Siemens, Travelsky, and UFIS Airport Solutions.

Segmentation by solution type of the airport IT market in the US
  • Operational systems
  • Passenger processing systems
The operational systems was the largest segment in the airport IT market in the US in 2014. It comprises of administrative systems, airport operational database, baggage management systems, flight operations, security systems, and others. The growing need to improve operational efficiency and improve passenger traffic without compromising safety and security are driving the growth of this segment.

The passenger processing systems segment helps passengers handling their baggage processing at airports. These systems provide a better airport experience for passengers and a high-standard service to airport authorities, airlines, and ground handling staff. It facilitates seamless passenger flow by managing processes such as booking, check-in, bag drop, security, boarding, in-flight, transfer, border control, and bag claim.Key questions answered in the report include
  • What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2019?
  • What are the key factors driving the Airport IT Market in the US?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the Airport IT Market in the US?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in the Airport IT Market in the US?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the Airport IT Market in the US?
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the Airport IT Market in the US?
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Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Airport IT Market in the US 2015-2019
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Airport IT Market in the US: Amadeus IT Group, Ikusi, Rockwell Collins, SITA and Ultra Electronics Airport Systems
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: AirIT, Atos, Bosch Security Systems, Capgemini, CGI, Damarel, Gatekeeper Systems, iFIDS.com, Indra, INFORM, Lockheed Martin, NEC, Northrop Grumman, Passur, RESA, Saab Sensis, Siemens, Travelsky, and UFIS Airport Solutions.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Social media provides an effective platform for airports and airlines to continuously engage in real time with their passengers and other customers. The use of social media has helped airport operators to personalize their communications with customers to build strong customer relationships, which has the potential to boost revenues. It can be used for flight status notifications and retail promotions.”
According to the report, airports are now focused on advanced technologies to meet the rising service expectations from air passengers and to improve the end-user experience at airport facilities. The growing mobility of the global workforce, coupled with seasonal tourist traffic, has increased continuous travel and, subsequently, the passenger traffic significantly at most airports. Managing passenger experience during transit and travel has become essential for airports that seek to boost revenues by converting satisfied passengers into repeat customers.
Further, the report states that the growing use of various technologies has complicated operational systems, boosted the interdependence of stakeholders in sharing available IT resources, and increased market demand for qualified IT professionals. In addition, the short life cycles typically found in IT systems have added to the complexities.

Companies Mentioned

Amadeus IT Group, Ikusi, Rockwell Collins, SITA and Ultra Electronics Airport Systems, AirIT, Atos, Bosch Security Systems, Capgemini, CGI, Damarel, Gatekeeper Systems, iFIDS.com, Indra, INFORM, Lockheed Martin, NEC, Northrop Grumman, Passur, RESA, Saab Sensis, Siemens, Travelsky, UFIS Airport Solutions.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product, solution and service offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Airport IT market in US 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Latest developments
    • Political, economic, social, and technological (PEST) analysis
      • Table PEST analysis
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Segmentation of airport IT market in US by solution type
      • Table Segmentation of airport IT market in US by solution type
      • Table Segmentation of airport IT market in US by solution type 2014
    • Operational systems
      • Table Segmentation of operational systems 2014
      • Table US airport operational systems market 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Passenger processing systems
      • Table US airport passenger processing systems market 2014-2019 ($ billions)
      • Table Ancillary revenue management market in Americas 2014-2019 ($ millions)
  • Market drivers
    • Table US international air traffic 2013-2014 (million passengers)
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Major vendors
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Amadeus
      • Table Amadeus: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Amadeus: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table Amadeus: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • Ikusi
      • Table Ikusi: Business categories
    • Rockwell Collins
      • Table Rockwell Collins: Business segmentation 2014 by revenue
      • Table Rockwell Collins: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table Rockwell Collins: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • SITA
      • Table SITA: Business offerings
    • Ultra Electronics Airport Systems
      • Table Ultra Electronics Airport Systems: Product segmentation
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
  • Explore Technavio

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