Top Trends Impacting the Global Aircraft De-Icing Market; MRFR Release the Forecast 2019 – 2025


The global aircraft de-icing market is growing continually. The market growth predominantly attributes to the rising technology advances. The market has witnessed numerous launches of advanced de-icing systems over the past couple of years. Some of these innovations include plug-in hybrid BETA deicer with an OEM lithium-ion battery, drone de-icing system that autonomously senses and melts frozen build-up, and direct laser interference pattern that let surfaces to structure in ways that effectively repel ice.

These technology upgrades escalate the market growth to furthered height. According to Market Research Future (MRFR), the global aircraft de-icing market is expected to grow at around 5.92% CAGR during the review period (2019 to 2025). Factors such as increased air travel and spurting growth in the aviation industry foster market growth significantly. 

Additionally, increasing R&D investments made by industry players to develop new aircraft de-icing systems, and improve the existing ones, boost the market size. Also, the increasing focus on enhancing airport efficiency using futuristic technologies substantiates the growth of the market. Furthermore, the rising numbers of airports & terminals and smart airport projects worldwide push the aircraft de-icing market growth.  


Aircraft De-Icing Market – Segments

The report is segmented into four dynamics;

By Equipment             : De-Icing Trucks, Sweepers, and others.

By Fluid Type              : Type I, II, III, and Type IV.

By Application            : Commercial and Military.

By Regions    :  Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest-of-the-World (RoW).


Global Aircraft De-Icing Market – Geographical Analysis

North America dominates the global aircraft de-icing market. The largest market share attributes to the strong presence of many key players and a large number of Original Component Manufacturers (OCMs) and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Besides, the frizzing winters and cold climatic conditions in the region foster the growth of the regional market, causing flight cancellations. Hence, the FAA has issued regulations to follow de-icing procedures during the winters and drive market growth.

Moreover, the rapidly growing aviation sectors, increasing air passenger traffic, and numbers of aircraft boost the market in the region. The US accounts for the key contributor to the aircraft de-icing market in the region due to constant modernization programs. The North American aircraft de-icing market is expected to retain its dominance over the global market, registering 6.55% CAGR throughout the forecast period.

The Asia Pacific region stands second in the global aircraft de-icing market. The market is predominantly driven by the presence of major OEMs and OCMs. Moreover, increasing expenses on the development and up-gradation of airport infrastructure in the region propel the growth of the aircraft de-icing market. Rising economic growth and the burgeoning aviation sectors in the region push the market growth.

Rapidly developing APAC countries such as China, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and India, are witnessing a steady rise in domestic and international air travel. As a result, this bolsters the growth of the market, increasing government investments on airport upgrades. The APAC aircraft de-icing market is projected to create a substantial revenue pocket during the estimated period.

The aircraft de-icing market in Europe is emerging as a promising market globally. The region hosts many scenic destinations such as Switzerland, Italy, Paris, and many others, which increase the regional market size, raising the air traffic and demand for airport GSE. Countries like Germany, France, and the UK, account for considerable shares in the regional market, witnessing increasing air travel and business travelers.  The European de-icing market is projected to grow with a significant CAGR over the review period.


Aircraft De-Icing Market – Competitive Landscape

Highly competitive, the aircraft de-icing market appears to be fragmented due to the presence of numerous big and small players. Mergers & acquisitions, innovation, and brand reinforcement remain key trends for these players. 

Using time-tested methodologies and best practices, these players develop a wide range of de-icing solutions to address the needs of airports. They bring together disparate point systems from multiple providers into an environment that addresses resource planning and asset management. 

Major Players: 

Players active in the market for the aircraft de-icing include Clariant AG (Switzerland), BASF Corporation (Germany), Contego Aviation Solutions (UK), Global Ground Support LLC (US), General Atomics (US), JBT Corporation (US), Textron Inc. (US), Kilfrost Group Ltd (UK), The Dow Chemical Company (US), Vestergaard Company A/S (Denmark), United Technologies Corporation (US), and Weihai Guangtai Airport Equipment Co. Ltd (China), among others.

Industry/Innovation/Related News: 

March 03, 2020 — JCAI Inc. (Canada), a leading global airports visual guidance solutions provider, announced its entry in the de-icing industry. The company has developed a first-in-world comprehensive suite of de-icing technology that offers a single point of control that connects airport directional lighting and message boards to safely and efficiently guide airplanes through the de-icing process. JCAI Inc.’s innovative systems are now used by more than 150 airports and major airlines worldwide. Its de-icing technology provides real-time data to operators and optimizes de-icing fluid, reduces waste and runoff, and contributes to greener operations.

Global Aircraft De-Icing Market Research Report: Information by Equipment (De-Icing Trucks, Sweepers and others), Fluid Type (Type I, Type II, Type III and Type IV), Application (Commercial and Military) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, Middle East and Africa) – Forecast to 2025 @



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