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Asia Pacific In-flight Catering Market (2019 - 2024)

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Asia Pacific In-flight Catering Market (2019 - 2024)
Published: March 1, 2019 Content info: 95 Pages
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Market Overview

The Asia-Pacific in-flight catering services market is anticipated to register a CAGR of 7%, to reach over USD 9 billion, by 2024. Increasing international travel and rising living standards of aspirational travelers are some of the driving factors of the Asia-Pacific in-flight catering market.

The rising emphasis on customer-centric food menus is currently driving the Asia-Pacific in-flight catering market, as most of the airlines are adding new items to their menu, with the idea of providing better quality food to passengers with their preferences in mind.

With the increasing air travel in this region, the induction of new destinations and new long-haul flights wis likely to create future opportunities for the Asia-Pacific in-flight catering services market.

Scope of the Report

An airline food, in-flight meal, or airline meal is a meal served to passengers on board a commercial airliner. Specialist airline catering services prepare these meals and usually serve to passengers using an airline service trolley. The Asia-Pacific in-flight catering market is segmented based on countries. These are further categorized by food type into meals, bakery and confectionery, beverages, and other food types.

Key Market Trends

Segment Trends

The hybrid and other flight service types segment of the Asia-Pacific market is expected to witness the highest CAGR during the forecast period. This is due to more passengers opting to travel on hybrid carriers than on traditional LCCs. These hybrid carriers blend low-cost carrier traits with that of full-service carriers to maximize the profit. Also, new hybrid airlines are starting their operations in this region to cater to the rising international passenger traffic. During 2012-2017, about 15 long haul low-cost airlines were launched globally, out of which AirAsia X, Jin Air, and Lion Air, among others, are the prominent hybrid airlines in the Asia-Pacific. Bamboo Airlines, the new Vietnamese hybrid airline, announced that it is going to begin its operations in by the end of February 2019. The introduction of new airlines in this model is expected to be the driving factor for the market.

Geography Trends

The Indian in-flight catering services market is expected to grow at the highest rate during the forecast period, owing to the growing aviation market in the country. The boom in air travel in India is adding a new dimension to the in-flight catering services business. Around 20 million people availed domestic airline services, and around 10 million passengers used international airline services in the country, as of 2018. With an expected increase in traffic, of 20%, over the next two years, the in-flight meal business is poised to register a significant growth. Besides, the entry of domestic airlines into intercontinental routes is also expected to create competition among caterers, forcing them to be innovative.

Competitive Landscape

Gate Gourmet, LSG Sky Chefs, Sats Ltd, Cathay Pacific Catering Services (H.K.) Ltd, and Emirates Group are some of the prominent players that have a strong presence in the Asia-Pacific in-flight catering services industry. Mergers and acquisitions, along with collaborations by the major companies, are making the market more consolidated. For instance, Qantas sold its catering business to its global alliance partner, Emirates, in April 2018. Also, in January 2018, gategroup announced a strategic joint venture with Asiana Airlines of the Republic of Korea, in order to expand its presence in the region. Increasing R&D investments to integrate innovation with culinary excellence, in order to provide premium quality food for airline in-flight catering services, are expected to allow companies to attain better positions in the market.

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Table of Contents
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Table of Contents

1 INTRODUCTION

  • 1.1 Study Deliverables
  • 1.2 Study Assumptions
  • 1.3 Scope of the Study

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

4 MARKET DYNAMICS

  • 4.1 Market Overview
  • 4.2 Market Drivers
  • 4.3 Market Restraints
  • 4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
    • 4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
    • 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    • 4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
    • 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
    • 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

5 MARKET SEGMENTATION

  • 5.1 Food Type
    • 5.1.1 Meals
    • 5.1.2 Bakery and Confectionary
    • 5.1.3 Beverages
    • 5.1.4 Other Food Types
  • 5.2 Flight Service Type
    • 5.2.1 Full Service Carriers
    • 5.2.2 Low-cost Carriers
    • 5.2.3 Hybrid and Other Flight Service Types
  • 5.3 Aircraft Seating Class
    • 5.3.1 Economy Class
    • 5.3.2 Business Class
    • 5.3.3 First Class
  • 5.4 Geography
    • 5.4.1 China
      • 5.4.1.1 Food Type (Meals, Bakery and Confectionery, Beverages, and Other Food Types)
      • 5.4.1.2 Flight Service Type (Full Service Carrier, Low-cost Carriers, and Hybrid and Other Flight Service Types)
      • 5.4.1.3 Aircraft Seating Class (Economy Class, Business Class, and First Class)
    • 5.4.2 Japan
      • 5.4.2.1 Food Type (Meals, Bakery and Confectionery, Beverages, and Other Food Types)
      • 5.4.2.2 Flight Service Type (Full Service Carrier, Low-cost Carriers, and Hybrid and Other Flight Service Types)
      • 5.4.2.3 Aircraft Seating Class (Economy Class, Business Class, and First Class)
    • 5.4.3 India
      • 5.4.3.1 Food Type (Meals, Bakery and Confectionery, Beverages, and Other Food Types)
      • 5.4.3.2 Flight Service Type (Full Service Carrier, Low-cost Carriers, and Hybrid and Other Flight Service Types)
      • 5.4.3.3 Aircraft Seating Class (Economy Class, Business Class, and First Class)
    • 5.4.4 Australia
      • 5.4.4.1 Food Type (Meals, Bakery and Confectionery, Beverages, and Other Food Types)
      • 5.4.4.2 Flight Service Type (Full Service Carrier, Low-cost Carriers, and Hybrid and Other Flight Services Types)
      • 5.4.4.3 Aircraft Seating Class (Economy Class, Business Class, and First Class)
    • 5.4.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific
      • 5.4.5.1 Food Type (Meals, Bakery and Confectionery, Beverages, and Other Food Types)
      • 5.4.5.2 Flight Service Type (Full Service Carrier, Low-cost Carriers, and Hybrid and Other Flight Service Types)
      • 5.4.5.3 Aircraft Seating Class (Economy Class, Business Class, and First Class)

6 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

  • 6.1 Market Share Analysis
  • 6.2 Company Profiles
    • 6.2.1 Flying Food Group
    • 6.2.2 Gate Gourmet
    • 6.2.3 Emirates Group (Emirates Flight Catering and Dnata)
    • 6.2.4 Cathay Pacific Catering Services (H.K.) Ltd
    • 6.2.5 LSG Sky Chefs
    • 6.2.6 IGS Catering Services
    • 6.2.7 Jetfinity
    • 6.2.8 Newrest International Group SAS
    • 6.2.9 Journey Group PLC
    • 6.2.10 Sats Ltd

7 MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

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