Over the five years to 2018, the Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing industry has managed to reach new altitudes. While the industry did initially suffer from the global downturn, the scale of the decline was greatly mitigated by long lead times in aircraft manufacturing. Airlines typically order planes in anticipation of future demand and do not receive orders until months, or even years, later. This production backlog sustains the industry when economic growth is poor. In times of economic expansion, this backlog can bottleneck supply, driving product price upward. As in the past five years, demand for industry products will be driven by increasing air travel in emerging markets and fleet replacement in developed ones over the next five years...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry are high across this mature industry, mainly stemming from a combination of rapid technological change and heavy regulations, although it is dependent on what part of the industry a participant is operating in. For example, high start-up costs make it difficult to undertake the production of complete aircraft, limiting aircraft and rotorcraft production to very large, global companies that have the resources and scale to undertake research, design and product development activities. Industry operators require skilled labor and are typically on the leading edge of technology, constantly striving to create new products and improve existing ones. The...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing Industry are

  • Prompt delivery to market
  • Ability to expand and curtail operations rapidly in line with market demand
  • Ability to take advantage of government subsidies and other grants
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Global per capita income and GDP of the BRIC nations in the Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing Industry?

    The Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing industry produces complete civilian aircraft, including aerospace engines, propulsion units, auxiliary equipment and parts. Prototypes of aerospace products, aircraft conversions and complete aircraft or propulsion systems overhaul and rebuilding are also included. Military aircraft manufacturing and related services are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Regional and general aviation aircraft
  • Single aisle aircraft
  • Small widebody aircraft
  • Medium and large widebody aircraft
  • Freighters
  • Rotorcraft
  • MRO services
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing aircraft
  • Manufacturing aerospace engines, propulsion units, auxiliary equipment or parts
  • Developing aircraft prototypes
  • Manufacturer repair, maintenance and related services
  • Complete aircraft or propulsion systems overhauling and rebuilding
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Global per capita income
  • GDP of the BRIC nations
  • World price of crude oil
  • World price of aluminum

  • Current Performance
    Flying highOld and recent problemsConsolidation and expansion
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Growth and trade advanceTurbulence aheadCompetition and consolidation intensifies
  • Table: Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing
  • Global Airlines
  • Global Cargo Airlines
  • Global Courier & Delivery Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing
  • Global Commercial and Service Machinery Manufacturing
  • Global Computer Hardware Manufacturing
  • Global Iron and Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing
  • Other Global Manufacturing
  • Other Global Mining and Quarrying

  • Products & Services
  • Single aisle aircraft
  • Small widebody aircraft
  • Medium and large widebody aircraft
  • Rotorcraft
  • MRO services
  • Freighters
  • Regional and general aviation aircraft
  • Chart: Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Full service carriers
  • Low cost carriers
  • Other
  • Leasing companies
  • Aftermarket
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Airbus Group, The Boeing Company,
  • Table: Airbus Group - financial performance
  • Table: The Boeing Company - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Global tourist arrivals (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Maintenance, Repair And Overhaul Services (Mro)
  • MRO services include line maintenance, repair services, part replacement, upholstery repair and retrofitting services (overhaul).
  • Narrow-Body Aircraft
  • Single-aisle aircraft that typically holds under 200 passengers.
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (Oem)
  • OEMs assemble complete aircraft or components, which they sell under their name. Examples include Boeing and Rolls-Royce.
  • Regional Aircraft
  • Narrow-body aircraft that is not capable of transcontinental flight.
  • Wide-Body Aircraft
  • Large airliner with two passenger aisles, typically capable of transcontinental flight.
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