Global Aircraft Electric Taxiing Systems Market 2017-2021

Global Aircraft Electric Taxiing Systems Market 2017-2021

About Aircraft Electric Taxiing Systems

The global commercial aviation industry is gradually moving toward developing and adopting economically and environmentally sustainable models of aircraft. This implies minimizing the combustion of jet fuel and driving these operations with alternate energy resources. Aircraft taxiing is one such operation, which is being investigated by researchers globally to adopt sustainable ways to avoid engaging the main engines and thus, bring down fuel consumption. Stakeholders were gradually progressing toward the development, but the steep fall in the oil prices discouraged potential stakeholders to invest in new technology. Technavio expects the market to generate revenue from 2018 when few alternate taxiing systems will be commercialized.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global aircraft electric taxiing systems market to grow at a CAGR of 10.26% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global aircraft electric taxiing systems market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Aircraft Electric Taxiing Systems Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Aerospace Industries
  • Technodinamika
  • WheelTug
Market driver
  • Growing demand for eTaxi solutions.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Challenges due to increase in overall weight.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Emergence of zero-emissions hydrogen fuel cell technology.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Aircraft Electric Taxiing Systems Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global aircraft electric taxiing systems market: Aerospace Industries, Technodinamika, and WheelTug.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in market is emergence of zero-emissions hydrogen fuel cell technology. The hybrid plane concept uses a hydrogen fuel cell stored in the aircraft’s hold, and as the aircraft brakes on landing, the system allows energy to be captured, which is then used for charging lightweight batteries of the aircraft. Thus, with the growing demand for zero-emission and fuel-efficient aircraft, aviation stakeholders are investing in the development of new technologies.”

According to the report, one driver in market is growing demand for eTaxi solutions. The aviation industry is experiencing a strong growth owing to the increasing demand for air travel around the world. With the growing passenger traffic, airline operators have increased the frequency of flights and added new routes to their portfolio, resulting in an increase in fleet size. Thus, airport operators are focusing on new opportunities to increase their profit margins while reducing operating costs. On that front, airline operators are significantly focusing on reducing cost at airfields through the implementation of new methods and technologies. Conventionally, pilots use APUs along with a single engine during aircraft taxiing. Though this method is cost efficient to a certain extent, adoption of new developments, such as ETS, will allow zero fuel consumption in addition to cost efficiency.

Further, the report states that one challenges in market is challenges due to increase in overall weight. An Airbus A320 aircraft projects a combustion of about 65.14 gallons of jet fuel during taxiing, which translates to an expenditure of $339.4 per flight (considering the price of jet fuel at $5.21 per gallon). Though the use of ETS will offset this cost, the installation of motors will contribute to the overall weight of the aircraft and thus, reflect higher fuel consumption throughout the flight. Considering that each of these aircraft makes five flights each day, the fuel consumption during taxiing will account for almost $1,700 every day. Thus, it can be argued that the installation of green taxiing systems will only be financially viable if the airline is prepared to invest a significant amount upfront and across a considerable portion of its fleet.

Companies Mentioned

Aerospace Industries, Technodinamika, and WheelTug.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of global aircraft ETS market 2016-2021
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global aircraft ETS market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Factors driving ETS
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Segmentation by product
      • Table Global aircraft ETS market by product 2018 and 2021
      • Table Global aircraft ETS market by product 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Global non-vehicular aircraft ETS market
      • Table Global non-vehicular aircraft ETS market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Global vehicular aircraft ETS system
      • Table Global vehicular aircraft ETS market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Segmentation by geography
      • Table Global aircraft ETS market by geography 2018 and 2021
      • Table Global aircraft ETS market by region 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Aircraft ETS market in Americas
      • Table Aircraft ETS market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Aircraft ETS in EMEA
      • Table Aircraft ETS market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Aircraft ETS market in APAC
      • Table Aircraft ETS market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ millions)
  • Decision framework
    • Introduction
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Emergence of zero-emissions hydrogen fuel cell technology
      • Table A-16m green taxi system design by Cranfield Aerospace
      • Table Advantages of A-16m green taxi system
    • Emergence of electric hybrid planes
    • Evolution of MEA model and related innovations
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive landscape
      • Table Key and prominent vendors in the global hybrid aircraft market
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Israel Aerospace Industries
    • Technodinamika
    • WheelTug
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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