Authored By: Sarah
11 Jul 2024

 Commercial Aircraft Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Market to grow by USD 990.65 million between 2024-2028

According to a research report “ Commercial Aircraft Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Market” by Aircraft Type (Narrow-body aircraft, Wide-body aircraft, Regional aircraft) Type (Battery power, Electric ground power) Geography (North America, Europe, APAC, South America, Middle East and Africa)- Global Forecast to 2028 published by Technavio, the market size is estimated to grow by USD 990.65 million at a CAGR of  8.11% during the forecast period. The commercial aircraft APU market is experiencing a pivotal shift towards prioritizing passenger comfort and experience, as evidenced by the growing focus of airline companies and manufacturers. Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), a leading APU vendor, is responding to this trend by introducing advanced APUs designed to enhance in-flight comfort and convenience for travelers..

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By Aircraft Type, the Narrow-body aircraft segment is projected to dominate the market size in 2024.

In the commercial aircraft APU market, the battery power segment is experiencing significant growth and innovation. This sector focuses on integrating battery-based power systems as an eco-friendly alternative to traditional fuel-based APUs. Notable advancements include the adoption of lithium-ion batteries, which offer increased energy density, longer lifecycles, and potential GHG emission reductions, making them an attractive solution for the aviation industry.

By Type, Battery power  segment is expected to hold the largest market size for the year 2024.

The commercial aircraft APU market experiences robust growth, particularly in the narrow-body aircraft sector. Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 families spearhead this development, necessitating compact, lightweight, and efficient APUs. Advanced, fuel-efficient APUs are a prevailing trend, addressing the power demands and space constraints of narrow-body aircraft.

North America is forecasted to hold the largest market size by region in 2024.

The commercial aircraft APU market in North America is a significant contributor to the global industry, driven by the region's robust demand for advanced APUs. Major aerospace manufacturers, technological innovations, and industry collaborations have established North America as a leading hub for the development, deployment, and expansion of sophisticated aircraft APUs. Key players, including Honeywell International Inc., bolster North America's prominence in this sector.

The Commercial Aircraft Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Market t growth and forecasting report also includes detailed analyses of the competitive landscape of the market growth and forecasting and information about 20 market companies, including:

  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • Motor Sich JSC
  • PBS Group AS
  • Raytheon Technologies Corp.
  • Rolls Royce Holdings Plc
  • Safran SA
  • Aerosila
.

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Research Analysis Overview

In the Commercial Aviation Segment, the Airplane's auxiliary power unit (APU) plays a crucial role in ensuring safety and enhancing passenger experience. APUs serve as electrical power sources for aircraft systems, including those responsible for climate control, lighting, and communication. Whitney & Pratt Canada and other industry leaders provide advanced APU technologies for commercial aircrafts, such as the Airbus A320s. The integration of all-electric APUs and electric architecture in aircraft design offers significant benefits. Quieter operations contribute to reduced noise levels, improving passenger comfort. Furthermore, these innovations lead to reduced carbon emissions and improved fuel efficiency, providing a competitive edge for airlines. Military aircrafts also benefit from the advancements in APU technologies. Backlogs for these advanced systems highlight the growing demand for cleaner, more efficient power sources in the aviation industry. As the focus on sustainability and passenger comfort continues to evolve, the market for commercial aircraft APUs is poised for continued growth.

Market Research Overview

The Commercial Aircraft Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) market encompasses various key players, including Safran Power Units with its Microturbo brand, Rolls-Royce plc, Kinetics Ltd, Technodinamika, Hamilton Sundstrand Corp, Whitney & Pratt Canada, and others. These companies provide APUs for both military aircraft and commercial aircraft, including fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft of various types. APUs play a crucial role in the aircraft's performance, providing low noise auxiliary power for various aircraft systems during ground operations and in the air. They serve as electrical power sources and contribute to propulsion, reducing fuel consumption and improving economy. The development of all-electric APUs and electric aircraft architectures is a growing trend in the market, aiming for quieter operations, reduced emissions, and improved fuel efficiency. Major commercial aviation segment players, such as Airbus A320s, are integrating these advanced APUs to gain a competitive edge in the market. New entrants, like Malaysian Startup MYAirline, are also focusing on these technologies to enhance passenger experience, safety, and comfort. The backlog for these advanced APUs is significant, reflecting the growing demand for more efficient and eco-friendly aircraft solutions.

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