Aircraft Lighting Systems Market - Forecast(2024 - 2030)

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Aircraft Lighting Systems Market Overview:

Aircraft Lighting Systems Market size is estimated to reach $3.6 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period 2024-2030. Aircraft Lighting Systems encompass all lighting components within an aircraft, including interior and exterior lights. These systems serve critical functions like illumination, safety, and aesthetics. One key driver is the demand for non-electrical floor path lighting, aimed at reducing aircraft weight and power usage. This innovation targets weight reduction and power conservation within aircraft, offering benefits like no power requirement, infinite lifespan, lightweight design, and no maintenance needs.

Non-electrical floor path lighting offers a revolutionary approach by significantly cutting down on the weight contributed by conventional electrical systems and their associated components. By eliminating the need for a power supply, these systems not only lighten the aircraft but also reduce the power consumption considerably. This drive towards weight reduction has broader implications, contributing to enhanced fuel efficiency and operational cost savings.

Market Snapshot:

Aircraft Lighting Systems Market- Report Coverage:

The “Aircraft Lighting Systems Market Report - Forecast (2024-2030)” by IndustryARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments in the Aircraft Lighting Systems Market.



By Aircraft Type

  • Commercial Aircraft

  • Military Aircraft

  • Cargo Aircraft

  • Others

By Lighting Type

  • LED

  • OLED

  • Incandescence

  • Electro-Luminescent

  • Photo-Luminescent

  • Fluorescence

  • Strobe

  • Others

By Interior Lighting Application

  • Cockpit Lighting, (Radio Navigation System Lighting, Compass Lighting, Fuel Panel Lighting, Engine Indication Lighting, Instrument Panel Lighting, LGP Lighting, Flood Lighting, Thunderstorm Light, Pilot Reading Light, Multi-Function Lighting, Emergency Lighting, Others).

  • Cabin Lighting, (Floor/Wall/Ceiling Lighting, Reading Lights, Lavatory Lighting, Signage Lighting, Emergency Lighting, Galley and Crew Lighting, Specialty Lighting, Others).

By Exterior Lighting Application

  • Aircraft Visibility Lighting, (Position Light, Anti-Collision Light, Strobe Lights, Pulsing Light, Forward Flood Light, and Others)

  • Pilot Visibility Lighting (Taxi Light, Runway Turn off Light, Landing Light, Wing Inspection Light, Others)

  • Specific Purpose Lighting, (Logo Lights, Search Lights, Formation Lights, Ice Detection Probe Lights, Others)

  • Exit Marking Signs

  • Exterior Emergency Lighting

  • Others

By Service Lighting Applications

  • Cargo Bays

  • Wheel Wells

  • Equipment Bays

  • Fueling Panels

  • Others

by Point of Sale

  • OEM

  • Aftermarket

By Geography

  • North America

  • South America

  • Europe

  • APAC

  • Middle East & Africa


COVID-19 / Ukraine Crisis - Impact Analysis: 

    The Aircraft Lighting Systems Market experienced a notable impact due to the COVID-19 pandemic, echoing the broader challenges faced by the aviation industry. The pandemic brought about unprecedented disruptions, significantly altering the dynamics of air travel and consequently influencing the demand for aircraft lighting systems. During the pandemic, the aviation sector faced a substantial decline in air travel demand, resulting in reduced flight frequencies and grounded fleets. This downturn directly impacted the market for aircraft lighting systems. Airlines, grappling with financial constraints, deferred or canceled aircraft orders, leading to a slowdown in the installation and upgrading of lighting systems in new or existing aircraft.

   The Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2023, the Aircraft Lighting Systems Market witnessed repercussions due to the Russo-Ukrainian conflict, impacting supply chains and geopolitical dynamics. The crisis strained the aviation industry's supply chains, particularly in Russia, affecting both commercial aviation and defense sectors. Sanctions and geopolitical tensions disrupted trade routes, impacting the sourcing and delivery of aircraft components, including lighting systems, which rely on a global supply network. This geopolitical instability led to uncertainties in procurement and supply, affecting the availability and cost of components required for aircraft lighting systems. The conflict's broader geopolitical ramifications reshaped global order and intensified Western commitment to a liberal international vision. Sanctions and trade restrictions aimed at Russia impacted industries relying on international trade, potentially affecting the procurement and distribution of lighting components.

Key Takeaways:

      Highest Share of North America Region

Geographically, in the global Aircraft Lighting Systems Market share, North America is analyzed to grow with the highest share of 35% market share in 2023. The global aircraft lighting systems market has seen significant growth, with North America commanding the highest share. Key drivers include the constant modernization of aircraft fleets and a surge in air travel demand, fostering the need for efficient and advanced lighting systems. North America leads the market due to the presence of major aircraft manufacturers and technological advancements in lighting systems. According to Aerospace Industries Association in 2022, A&D sector exports increased by 4.4%, this region benefits from robust aviation infrastructure, fostering a strong demand for innovative lighting technologies. Technological advancements, such as LED and OLED lighting solutions, contribute to enhanced safety and energy efficiency, driving market growth. Additionally, stringent aviation safety regulations mandating advanced lighting systems further bolster market expansion regionally.

      Commercial Aircraft Segment to Register the Highest Share

According to the Aircraft Lighting Systems Market, the commercial aircraft segment is estimated to dominate the market in 2023. According to the Aerospace Industry Association in 2022, The aircraft manufacturing sector in Canada exports to 196 nations including aircraft lighting which fuels the growth of the market. The Aircraft Lighting Systems Market is experiencing notable growth, with the commercial aircraft segment poised to claim the largest share. The increasing demand for advanced lighting solutions in commercial aircraft interiors is a primary driver for this surge. Among the diverse aircraft segments, commercial aircraft hold a pivotal position, set to register the highest market share. This is largely attributed to the growing emphasis on enhancing passenger experiences, safety regulations, and the integration of innovative lighting technologies. This growth aligns with the industry's inclination towards efficient and advanced lighting systems that meet safety standards while optimizing passenger comfort.

      LED is the Fastest Growing Segment in the Market

According to the Aircraft Lighting Systems Market, the LED segment is estimated to grow with the highest CAGR during the forecast period 2024-2030. The Aircraft Lighting Systems Market is witnessing significant growth, with LED technology emerging as the fastest-growing segment. LED lights offer enhanced efficiency, durability, and flexibility, aligning with the aviation industry's demand for advanced, cost-effective solutions. This growth is attributed to the rising demand for technologically advanced lighting solutions in aircraft interiors. Factors driving this market include increased demand for non-electrical floor path lighting in commercial aircraft interior lighting, alongside technological advancements. The market is segmented based on product types, applications, and geographical regions, allowing for a comprehensive understanding of consumer preferences and industry dynamics.

      Growing Advancements in Commercial Aviation

The expanding commercial aviation sector contributes significantly to the demand for sophisticated lighting solutions. The growth in air travel and the emphasis on passenger comfort drive the need for innovative lighting systems in aircraft interiors, elevating the market. The Aircraft Lighting Systems industry is intricately linked with the evolution of commercial aviation, continually integrating innovative solutions to enhance safety, passenger experience, and operational efficiency. Advancements in commercial aviation prioritize passenger comfort and satisfaction. Aircraft lighting plays a pivotal role in creating a pleasant ambiance. Mood lighting, adaptive controls, and customizable settings offer passengers a more comfortable and relaxing journey, influencing their overall perception of the flight experience. Enhanced lighting systems contribute significantly to passenger safety. Innovations like improved cabin illumination, emergency lighting, and pathway marking using non-electrical floor path lighting aid in passenger evacuation during emergencies, ensuring a safer travel environment.

      Longer Lifespan of LED Lights

The Aircraft Lighting Systems Market faces a challenge due to the longer lifespan of LED lights. While LED lights offer advantages such as energy efficiency and durability, their extended lifespan poses a challenge for manufacturers by reducing the replacement market for aircraft lighting. The longevity of LED lights means fewer replacements are needed, impacting the recurring revenue stream from replacement sales. This shift requires companies to rethink their business models, focusing more on innovation and value-added services rather than relying solely on replacement markets.

Manufacturers must adapt to this challenge by emphasizing quality, reliability, and efficiency in their lighting systems to sustain market demand. Innovations in LED technology should focus on enhancing performance and functionalities rather than just longevity to ensure continual market relevance.

Key Market Players:

Product/Service launches, approvals, patents and events, acquisitions, partnerships and collaborations are key strategies adopted by players in the Aircraft Lighting Systems Market. The top 10 companies in this industry are listed below:

1.     Astronics Corporation

2.     Safran Group

3.     Soderberg Manufacturing Company Inc.

4.     STG Aerospace Limited.

5.     Aveo Engineering Group SRO

6.     Honeywell International Inc.

7.     Luminator Technology Group

8.     Collins Aerospace

9.     Cobham plc

10.  Diehl Group

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Market Size in 2030

$3.6 billion

Segments Covered

Aircraft Type, Lightening Type, Interior Lighting Application, By Exterior Lighting Application, By Service Lighting Application, Point of Sale, and Region

Geographies Covered

North America, South America, Europe, APAC, Middle East & Africa

Key Market Players

Companies in this industry are listed below:

  1. Astronics Corporation

  2. Safran Group

  3. Soderberg Manufacturing Company Inc.

  4. STG Aerospace Limited.

  5. Aveo Engineering Group SRO

  6. Honeywell International Inc.

  7. Luminator Technology Group

  8. Collins Aerospace

  9. Cobham plc

  10. Diehl Group

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1. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market- Overview
1.1. Definitions and Scope
2. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market- Executive Summary
3. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market- Comparative Analysis
3.1. Company Benchmarking - Key Companies
3.2. Global Financial Analysis - Key Companies
3.3. Market Share Analysis - Key Companies
3.4. Patent Analysis
3.5. Pricing Analysis
4. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market- Start-up Companies Scenario
4.1. Key Start-up Company Analysis by
4.1.1. Investment
4.1.2. Revenue
4.1.3. Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
5. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market– Market Entry Scenario Premium
5.1. Regulatory Framework Overview
5.2. New Business and Ease of Doing Business Index
5.3. Case Studies of Successful Ventures
6. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market- Forces
6.1. Market Drivers
6.2. Market Constraints
6.3. Market Challenges
6.4. Porter's Five Force Model
6.4.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
6.4.2. Bargaining Powers of Customers
6.4.3. Threat of New Entrants
6.4.4. Rivalry Among Existing Players
6.4.5. Threat of Substitutes
7. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market– Strategic Analysis
7.1. Value Chain Analysis
7.2. Opportunities Analysis
7.3. Market Life Cycle
8. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market– by Aircraft Type (Market Size – $Million/$Billion) 
8.1. Commercial Aircraft
8.2. Military Aircraft
8.3. Cargo Aircraft
8.4. Others 
9. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market– by Lighting Type (Market Size – $Million/$Billion)
9.1. LED
9.2. OLED
9.3. Incandescence
9.4. Electro-Luminescent
9.5. Photo-Luminescent
9.6. Fluorescence
9.7. Strobe
9.8. Others
10. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market– by Interior Lighting Application (Market Size – $Million/$Billion)
10.1. Cockpit Lighting
10.1.1. Radio Navigation System Lighting
10.1.2. Compass Lighting
10.1.3. Fuel Panel Lighting
10.1.4. Engine Indication Lighting
10.1.5. Instrument Panel Lighting
10.1.6. LGP Lighting
10.1.7. Flood Lighting
10.1.8. Thunderstorm Light
10.1.9. Pilot Reading Light
10.1.10. Multi-Function Lighting
10.1.11. Emergency Lighting
10.1.12. Others
10.2. Cabin Lighting
10.2.1. Floor/Wall/Ceiling Lighting
10.2.2. Reading Lights
10.2.3. Lavatory Lighting
10.2.4. Signage Lighting
10.2.5. Emergency Lighting
10.2.6. Galley and Crew Lighting
10.2.7. Specialty Lighting
10.2.8. Others
11. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market – by Exterior Lighting Application (Market Size – $Million/$Billion) 
11.1. Aircraft Visibility Lighting
11.1.1. Position Light
11.1.2. Anti-Collision Light
11.1.3. Strobe Lights
11.1.4. Pulsing Light
11.1.5. Forward Flood Light
11.1.6. Others
11.2. Pilot Visibility Lighting
11.2.1. Taxi Light
11.2.2. Runway Turn off Light
11.2.3. Landing Light
11.2.4. Wing Inspection Light
11.2.5. Others
11.3. Specific Purpose Lighting
11.3.1. Logo Lights
11.3.2. Search Lights
11.3.3. Formation Lights
11.3.4. Ice Detection Probe Lights
11.3.5. Others
11.4. Exit Marking Signs
11.5. Exterior Emergency Lighting
11.6. Others
12. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market – by Service Lighting Applications (Market Size – $Million/$Billion) 
12.1. Cargo Bays
12.2. Wheel Wells
12.3. Equipment Bays
12.4. Fueling Panels
12.5. Others
13. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market – by Point of Sale (Market Size – $Million/$Billion) 
13.1. OEM
13.2. Aftermarket
14. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market – by Geography (Market Size – $Million/$Billion) 
14.1. North America
14.1.1. U.S
14.1.2. Canada
14.1.3. Mexico
14.2. Europe
14.2.1. Germany
14.2.2. France
14.2.3. UK
14.2.4. Italy
14.2.5. Spain
14.2.6. Belgium
14.2.7. Netherlands
14.2.8. Rest of Europe
14.3. Asia-Pacific
14.3.1. China
14.3.2. Japan
14.3.3. South Korea
14.3.4. India
14.3.5. Australia & New Zealand
14.3.6. Indonesia
14.3.7. Malaysia
14.3.8. Taiwan
14.3.9. Rest of Asia-Pacific
14.4. South America
14.4.1. Brazil
14.4.2. Argentina
14.4.3. Chile
14.4.4. Colombia
14.4.5. Rest of South America
14.5. Rest of The World
14.5.1. Middle East
14.5.2. Africa
15. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market– Entropy
16. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market– Industry/Segment Competition Landscape 
16.1. Market Share Analysis
16.1.1. Market Share by Product Type – Key Companies
16.1.2. Market Share by Region – Key Companies
16.1.3. Market Share by Country – Key Companies
16.2. Competition Matrix
16.3. Best Practices for Companies
17. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market– Key Company List by Country Premium 
18. Aircraft Lighting Systems Market- Company Analysis
18.1. Astronics Corporation
18.2. Safran Group 
18.3. Soderberg Manufacturing Company Inc.
18.4. STG Aerospace Limited.
18.5. Aveo Engineering Group SRO
18.6. Honeywell International Inc.
18.7. Luminator Technology Group
18.8. Collins Aerospace
18.9. Cobham plc
18.10. Diehl Group
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The Aircraft Lighting Systems Market is projected to grow at 6.5% CAGR during the forecast period 2024-2030.

Global Aircraft Lighting Systems Market size is estimated to be 2.3 billion in 2023 and is projected to reach $3.6 million by 2030.

The leading players in the Aircraft Lighting Systems Market are Astronics Corporation, Safran Group, Soderberg Manufacturing Company Inc, STG Aerospace Limited., Aveo Engineering Group SRO and others.

LED Integration, Innovative Design and Aesthetics, Energy Efficiency and Sustainability and Smart and Adaptive Lighting are some of the major Aircraft Lighting Systems Market trends in the industry which will create growth opportunities for the market during the forecast period.

Growing Advancements in Commercial Aviation, Energy-Efficient Systems Adoption, and Demand for Customizable and Ambient Lighting systems are the driving factors and opportunities of the market.