The main aim of constructing a smart airport is to make systems and processes digitally equipped and organized, regarding process efficiency and connectivity. Further, this helps the systems to pervade with intelligence and improve accessibility. Hamad International Airport (HIA) signed a contract with Huawei to speed up the Qatar airport’s digital transformation. The major focuses of this strategic partnership are expected to be on the Internet of Things (IoT), and autonomous machines, to address business opportunities and challenges. Moreover, this partnership will enable the development of the smart airport and upgrade the passenger management, further fulfilling the needs of digital-savvy customers. Thereby, these technological service providers are involved in serving ICT solutions, to accelerate the digital transformation in airports and their operations. This adaptation of IoT in airports is expected drive the market of the smart airport at a CAGR of 5.82% during forecast period.
Technological innovations, such as smart robots, are set to boost the productivity scenario at airports. Changi airport is testing its smart robots for airport use. A smart wheelchair system, guided by vision-based technology is on trial at the airport. Other futuristic technologies include Roboto, a prototype robotic chef, which can prepare ‘laksa’ for passengers at the Sats Premier Lounges. In the first quarter of 2017, Changi Airport was involved in the testing of smart vehicles that work on ‘Follow-Me’ technology to transport food trolleys within the premises. Also, new concepts of smart glass for blind passengers are being planned, with trials already underway at the Seattle airport. The port of Seattle, as of 2018, announced a new pilot programme, which helps the blind or visually impaired people to access new assistive ethnology, to safely use the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The airport authority has also further announced that they would cover the cost of travelers using the Aira smart glasses to navigate the airport.
Based on the terminal side, the market is segmented into baggage handling, check-in systems, and other operations. With increasing, air passenger traffic along with the introduction of the advanced baggage handling system is the major reasons for the domination of the baggage handling segment during the forecast period.
Source: SITA/Mordor Intelligence Analysis
Source: Mordor Intelligence Analysis
Honeywell International Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., Sabre Corporation, Thales Group, and SITA among others.
Apr 2018: SITA has provided 100 biometric Automated Border Control kiosks at three major airports, Los Cabos, Cancun and Mexico City, which are operated by Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP), Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste (ASUR) and Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de México (AICM) to support the Mexican Federal Government’s efforts to strengthen border control.
May 2018: US-based company, Honeywell debuted smart airport technology by launching Honeywell NAVITAS software suite that can help integrate information from air, ground and maintenance operations to enhance safety and on-time performance of commercial aircrafts thereby enhancing the overall customer experience when it comes to flying.
Base Year for Estimation
2018 – 2023
Revenue in USD billion & CAGR from 2018 to 2023
North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa
Revenue forecast, market share analysis, and market dynamics
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1.1 Scope of the Study
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Executive Summary
2. Research Methodology
2.1 Study Deliverables
2.2 Study Assumptions
2.3 Research Phases
3. Market Overview And Technology Trends
3.1 Current Market Scenario
3.2 Technology Trends
3.3 Porter's Five Forces Framework
3.3.1 Bargaining Power Of Suppliers
3.3.2 Bargaining Power Of Consumers
3.3.4 Threat Of Substitute Products And Services
3.3.5 Competitive Rivalry Within The Industry
4. Market Dynamics
5. Smart Airport Market, Segmented by Technology
5.1 Security System
5.2 Communication Systems
5.3 Air/Ground Traffic Control
5.4 Passenger, Cargo, & Baggage Ground Handling Control
6. Smart Airport Market, Segmented by Landside
6.1 Smart Marketing Techniques
6.2 Advanced Vehicle Parking Solutions
7. Smart Airport Market, Segmented by Airside
7.1 Air Traffic Management
7.2 Aircraft Maintenance
7.3 Aircraft Parking
8. Smart Airport Market, Segmented by Terminal Side
8.1 Baggage Handling
8.2 Check-in Systems
8.3 Other Operations
9. Smart Airport Market, Segmented by Application
9.1 Aeronautical Operations
9.1.1 Gate Management
9.1.2 Noise Management
9.2 Non-Aeronautical Operations
9.2.1 Supply Chain Management
9.2.2 Advanced Transport Services
10. Smart Airport Market, Segmented by Geography
10.1 North America
10.1.1 United States
10.1.4 Rest of North America
10.2.2 United Kingdom
10.2.6 Rest of Europe
10.3.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific
10.4 South America
10.4.4 Rest of South America
10.5 Middle East & Africa
10.5.1 South Africa
10.5.4 Rest of Middle East & Africa
11. Competitive Landscape
11.2 Market Share Analysis
12. Company Profile
12.1 Honeywell International Inc.
12.2 Cisco Systems, Inc.
12.3 Amadeus It Group
12.4 Siemens Ag
12.6 Thales Group
12.8 Rockwell Collins, Inc.
12.10 Sabre Corporation
12.11 IBM Corporation