Global Airport Passenger Screening Systems Market - Trends, Analysis and Forecast (2018-2023)
The Global Airport Passenger Screening Systems market is expected to register a CAGR of 8.4%. Threats from terrorists and increase in machinery wears and tears, along with the rising passenger traffic, are driving the market.
Security has been a major concern of every government, around the world. Thus, every country is developing fierce security screening products. Terrorist activities are increasing with numerous organizations consolidating their force in different countries. 9/11 attack shook the entire world and increased the security screening procedures in many countries, especially, in the United States. Further, the 2008 Mumbai-attacks was a wake-up call, for necessitating the need for security screening, to the commercial establishments, around the world. Worldwide, countries have problems from, both, the inside and outside radical fractions of the countries.
The Asia-Pacific airport passenger screening market is expected to grow and account for about 42% of the global market, by 2022.The developing countries, such as India, Indonesia, Thailand and China, are some of the major markets for the passenger screening systems. These four countries, together, are estimated to account for around 1000 million additional passengers (China with around 650 million, followed by India with 175 million passengers). The market growth is anticipated with the rising living standards, increasing in luxury air travel in these countries. In addition, the tourist attractions (the Malaysian Republic, Java and Myanmar) are expected to witness a considerable increase in the passenger traffic. Further, Japan is expected to experience growth in passengers of air travels to around 180 million from the current 150 million, till 2020. Airports in the countries such as India, Pakistan, Iran, Nepal and Sri Lanka, still use pat down method for screening passengers, along with hand-held and walk-through metal detectors. Some airports in the class A-section have other systems installed for screening passengers, along with sniffer dogs.
NEW PASSENGER SCREENING SYSTEMS AT JFK AIRPORT
In Apr 2017, the transportation security administration and United airlines funded the JFK airport, with 17 automated screening lanes with larger bins and advanced technology. John F. Kennedy is one of the busiest airports in the United States and reported a passenger traffic of more than 58 million, in 2016. The demand for passenger screening systems in the airport is growing, with the increase in passenger traffic. These screening systems are capable of moving passengers, swiftly.
With the increase in daily passengers, the queues for security checks are getting longer and the wait time for customers is ticking beyond comfort. Further, the current passenger screening systems are not 100% effective, in providing assurance to passengers and the government, regarding the terrorist activities and security checks for prohibited materials. The search for a better and efficient non-intrusive screening machine is profoundly active and available for tenders, across multiple airports, globally, thereby, increasing the market for passenger screening systems market.
DEVELOPMENTS OF KEY PLAYERS
L-3 Security received the order for 2 Clear Scan EDS at Amsterdam Schiphol airport. L-3 bags, the contract to install Provision 2 personal scanner, across 200 airports in the United States for USD 21 million (US 1000 units, worldwide 2000 units). L-3 acquired Macdonald Humphrey automation (electronics division) for USD 280 million. Humphrey deals with robotic capabilities, process automation. L-3 purchases assets of IMplant Sciences (explosive trace detection) for USD 117.5 million. CATSA awarded the L-3 contract to install high-speed EDS eXaminer XLV EDS (1200 BPH) in Canada Airport. Owing to the above-mentioned developments, the airport passenger screening systems market is expected to witness a steady growth during the forecast period.
Our Airport Passenger Screening Systems Market Report covers:
Market trends & dynamics
Latest News & developments
Porter’s five force analysis
Will the North American market continue to lead the airport passenger security system market?
Can modernization of airports increase the demand for airport passenger security systems?
Can L2 and L3 security systems at airports deter terrorist movement?
Can the current passenger security systems meet the safety standards of growing air passenger volume?
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