Global Smart Airports Market Research Report 2022: Enhance Passenger Experience with Connected, Intelligent, Digitized and Personalized Solutions –

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The global smart airport market will reach $22.6 billion by 2025

The global market for smart airports is estimated at US$17.2 billion in 2022, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.5% during the analysis period, and is projected to reach a revised size of US$22.6 billion by 2025.

A smart airport is an airport that can fully utilize the potential of mature and emerging technologies built to create a digital grid. The concept revolves around the use of a converged, carrier-grade IP (Internet Protocol) network with high-speed broadband capabilities that connects various components of the ecosystem, including airlines, airports, airport cities, security agencies, logistics and others.

The United States represents the largest regional market for smart airports, accounting for an estimated 23.0% share of the global total. The market is estimated to reach US$5 billion by the end of the analysis period. China is expected to lead the growth and emerge as the fastest growing regional market with a CAGR of 13.1% during the analysis period.

Smart airport development necessitates the integration of complex technologies, infrastructure, processes, people and businesses, which is anticipated to drive significant growth in the global market for smart airport technologies. Airports of the future will leverage the capabilities of novel technologies such as behavioral analytics, gamification, mobile apps, processors and sensors. Smart airport technology has the potential to eliminate the need for check-in or security. Genia Photonics, for example, developed a laser scanner that can scan through biological materials and clothing to detect explosives and drugs.

Further, passengers will be given clearance based on their biometrical and biological data. Airports of the future will leverage the capabilities of novel technologies such as behavioral analytics, gamification, mobile apps, processors and sensors. Europe and North America represent the major regional markets.

The European market for smart airports is expected to record growth driven by the projected increase in passengers flying on domestic and international routes, which will encourage the adoption of improved technologies at airports in the region. Increasing focus on modernization initiatives of airports in these nations has fueled growth in the US.

Expanding passenger volume is a major driving factor for the smart airport market in developing nations. Increased aviation activity in the form of increased air travel in these markets is generating strong demand as a result of years of strong economic growth.

What’s new for 2022?

  • Global Competition and Major Competitors Percentage Market Share

  • Market presence in multiple geographies – Strong / Active / Niche / Insignificant

  • Online interactive peer-to-peer collaborative bespoke updates

  • Access to digital archives

  • Complimentary updates for one year

Main topics covered:

I. Methodology

II. Executive summary

1. Market overview

  • Smart airports enhance passenger experience through connected, intelligent, digitized, and personalized solutions

  • Smart Airports: A passport to comfortable, convenient, seamless and stress-free smart journeys

  • Airports witness digital transformation

  • Key digital technologies for smart airports summarized

  • Security: A prime feature in smart airports

  • Numerous advantages of smart airports over traditional airports lead to widespread adoption of intelligent airport solutions.

  • Major challenges faced by traditional airports

  • Smart airports provide intelligent data to improve airport profitability

  • Smart airports transform the travel experience of passengers

  • Technology to overwhelm travelers at the airport of the future

  • Smart Airports of the Future: Key Technologies and Their Use Cases

  • Smart Airports: An Evolving Scan of Airport Infrastructure Models

  • Basic Airport: Conventional Airports of the Past

  • The Agile Airport: Technology Adaptive Airports from the Recent Past

  • Advent of Smart Airports: Currently Famous Airports

  • Fully Digital, Instrumented, Intelligent, and Connected Airports: Smart Airports of the Future

  • Smart Airport Market: Growth Prospects and Outlook

  • Developing regions dominate spending, while markets develop to lead future growth

  • Terminal-side upgrades dominate smart airport spending

  • Market fortunes are intrinsically linked to the health of the global economy

  • Increasing air travel and corresponding growth in passenger traffic: the fundamental growth driver

  • Air travel dominates the international tourism industry

  • Limited number of airports with capacity issues due to digital shift in favor of passenger traffic

  • Pressure to improve efficiency and cut costs

  • Disruption of traditional models

  • Passenger safety and security

  • passenger experience

  • Access to advanced technology

  • A steady commercial aviation outlook indicates opportunities for smart airport solutions

  • Competition

  • Leading companies offering smart airport technologies and solutions

  • Current market activity

  • Competitive Market Presence – Strong/Active/Niche/Insignificant for Global Players in 2022 (E)

  • The impact of Covid-19 and the impact of the global recession

2. Focus on selected players (total 68 featured)

  • Amadeus IT Group SA

  • Ascent Technologies, Inc.

  • Cisco Systems, Inc.

  • Daifuku North America Holding Company

  • Gentrack

  • Honeywell Building Solutions

  • IBM Corporation

  • Indra Systems, Ltd

  • NEC Corporation of America

  • NICE Systems Ltd.

  • QinetiQ Group PLC

  • Raytheon Company

  • Sabre, Inc.

  • Scarab

  • Selex IS SPA

  • Siemens AG

  • Sita sa

  • Thales SA


3. Market trends and drivers

  • Increased investment in airport IT infrastructure leads to healthy growth in spending on smart airports

  • Why investing in smart airports is important

  • Passenger self-service processes dominate airport investments

  • Automation of check-in processes maximizes IT investments

  • Global Airport Investments in Smart Technologies

  • Cloud services remain the preferred ICT technology for airport investments

  • Upcoming smart cities to fuel mass adoption of smart airport solutions

  • Strong investment in smart city ICT technologies provides the basis for the development of smart airports

  • The digital traveler with a mobile device connection: the most important enabler of smart airport technologies

  • Productivity gains to drive the implementation of mobile technology

  • All-time connectivity: The essential requirement to enhance the passenger experience

  • Dynamic resource allocation through technology adoption

  • Airports offer innovative mobile-based services for the always-connected traveler

  • Mobile applications for efficient information dissemination

  • Digital travelers seek mobile-based travel updates from airports

  • Mobile capabilities for gathering and sharing actionable information

  • Smart airports use social media for direct engagement with the digital traveler

  • The ubiquity of smartphones, tablets and the falling prices of connected devices fuel the growth of digital travelers

  • Data Security and System Integration: Key Challenges for Airports to Tap into Objective Value

  • The vast potential offered by Internet of Things (IoT) technology benefits market potential

  • Smart airport architecture through the integration of RFID and IoT

  • IoT-enabled beacons offer vast potential applications

  • IoT-based environment control solution for Santiago de Chile Airport

  • Growing popularity of smart self-service airport processes drives market penetration

  • Self check-in kiosks significantly reduce passenger waiting time

  • Self-service boarding gates eliminate long queues

  • Common Use Self-Service Kiosks (CUSS) Reduce staffing costs for airports

  • Baggage handling at airports gets smarter, bodes well for the market

  • Smart technologies help reduce baggage mishandling rates

  • IATA’s Resolution 753 requires continuous baggage monitoring and tracking

  • Biometrics: An important technology for achieving airport automation

  • Installations of fingerprint recognition and advanced palm print technology gain traction

  • Use facial recognition biometrics to drive 3D face recognition for passenger authentication

  • Iris biometrics witness growing popularity at prominent airports

  • Biometric APC Kiosk: A Cost-Effective Solution to Reduce Congestion at Airports

  • Increasing security risks increase the demand for automated border controls and e-gates

  • Global Biometric Automated Passport Control (APC) Kiosk Market

  • Cloud-based services garner prominence in the e-gates market

  • The growing need to address privacy challenges drives the adoption of smart airport security technologies

  • The constant terrorist threat drives the airport security market

  • Cyber ​​security threats and countermeasures

  • Smart Security (SmartS): Fast security checks without compromising security protocols

  • Airport security to benefit from biometric smart gates

  • Smart technologies promote diversification of revenue generation for airports

  • Smart airports to provide passengers with a luxury brand experience

  • The data generated by smart airports offers new revenue generation opportunities for operators

  • Increasing investment in sensor technologies related to smart airport drives the market growth

  • Wearable technology: The next big thing for smart airport implementation

  • The increasing prominence of advanced wireless technologies in smart networks supports the market demand

  • The comprehensive application of business intelligence solutions provides the right platform for market growth

  • Business Intelligence Analysis at Airports

  • BI Solutions: Playing a key role in getting value from information

  • A business intelligence solution for collaborative decision making at airports

  • Trends and technologies impact the Smart Airport market

  • Automation, AI, and data management set to be game-changing technologies for airports of the future

  • Cloud Computing: Enabling Cost-Effective Transformation of Airports into Smart Airports

  • Advances in cloud computing drive adoption of smart airport technologies

  • Cloud-based IT solutions to provide efficient airside services

  • Blockchain: A Promising Technology for Smart Airports

  • Focus on climate change impacts and efficiency drives focus on smart airports

  • The growing expectations of business travelers promote the adoption of technology in airports

  • Rapid urbanization and an expanding middle class: Megatrends favoring market growth

  • Innovations and advancements

  • Futuristic Airports: A Glimpse of the Best Travel Service Providers

  • Smart trolleys at airports

  • Beacons technology revolutionizes the passenger travel experience

  • Top Airports Using Beacon Technology

  • Future application areas for beacon technology in airlines and airports

  • Smart Airport Platform by T-Systems

  • Smart Airport Technologies from Leidos

  • OAMC’s flagship smart technologies and solutions

  • Robots for passenger and goods movement

  • Smart: Wi-Fi networks for high-traffic airports

  • Advanced passport scanners and other authentication technologies

  • SmartGUARD: The revolutionary app for improved airport security

  • Smart airport capacity planning solutions

  • Smart lighting solutions for smart airports

4. Global market perspective

III. Regional market analysis

IV. Competition

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