Aircraft Wheels MRO Market  Strategies, Top Players, Growth Opportunities, Analysis and Forecast by 2031

Aircraft Wheels MRO Market Size and Forecast (2021 - 2031), Global and Regional Share, Trend, and Growth Opportunity Analysis Report Coverage: By Wheel Type (Nose Wheel and Main Wheel), Aircraft Type (Narrow Body, Wide Body, General Aviation, Military Aircraft, and Helicopter), Technology (Inspection, Non-destructive Testing, Machining, and Others), and Geography

  • Report Code : TIPRE00024488
  • Category : Aerospace and Defense
  • No. of Pages : 150
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Aircraft Wheels MRO Market Trends and Top Players 2021-2031

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The aircraft wheels MRO market  size is projected to reach US$ 1.29 billion by 2031 from US$ 0.67 billion in 2023. The market is expected to register a CAGR of 8.5% during 2023–2031. The rising adoption of fiber-reinforced plastic wheels is likely to remain a key trend in the market.

Aircraft Wheels MRO Market  Analysis

The aerospace and defense industry across the globe encompass several numbers of well-established aircraft manufacturers accounting substantially large market share in the respective aircraft market. Since there is availability of large number of aircraft wheels MRO service providers in the market, small as well as well-established aircraft operators have a substantial bargaining power to avail aircraft wheels MRO service with high-quality at a competitive price. As a result, the bargaining power of buyers in the aircraft wheels MRO market is high due to their functional requirement and presence of substantial number of service providers.

Aircraft Wheels MRO Market  Overview

The aircraft wheels MRO market ecosystem comprises of following stakeholders- aircraft wheels manufacture, aircraft wheels MRO companies, and end-users. The aircraft wheels manufacturers procure raw materials and components such as steel, aluminum, and magnesium alloy and components such as nuts and bolts among others and manufactures aircraft wheels. Further, aircraft wheels MRO companies procures aircraft wheels from aircraft wheels manufacturers. These aircraft wheels MRO companies are the key market players and holds a significant amount of share of the market. Few of the prominent players who are operating in the market are AAR Corp, Aerorepair Corp, AMETEK Inc, Lufthansa Technik, TP Aerospace, among others. End-users such as airline companies, armed forces, general aviation companies, and others are the final stakeholder of this ecosystem chain and they retrofit aircraft wheels from aircraft wheels MRO companies.

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Aircraft Wheels MRO Market: Strategic Insights

Market Size Value inUS$ 1,704.25 million in 2021
Market Size Value byUS$ 2,769.54 million by 2028
Growth rateCAGR of 7.2% from 2021-2028
Forecast Period2021-2028
Base Year2021
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Aircraft Wheels MRO Market  Drivers and Opportunities

Increasing Global Commercial Aircraft Fleet

The rising commercial aircraft deliveries across different regions is driving the growth of wheels MRO market. The production of commercial aircraft in large numbers is generating the demand for installation of new wheels across different regions. For instance, Airbus delivered around 735 aircraft in 2023 and witnessed an 11% hike compared to the 2022 deliveries. Moreover, the rise in global commercial aircraft fleet is further driving the growth for wheels MRO worldwide. For instance, according to The Insight Partners’ secondary research the global commercial aircraft fleet in 2023 stood at 27,385 aircraft that further reached to 28,398 aircaft in 2024. In addition, this fleet is likely to reach en estimated figure of around 36,413 aircraft by the end of 2034. This is further likely to drive the wheels MRO market in the coming years worldwide.

Growth in Aircraft MRO Industry

With the rapidly growing aviation industry from the past few years, the demand for airline MRO services is also increasing. Emerging economies, such as those in APAC, are highly focused on extending MRO services to commercial as well as military aircrafts. Economic growth, increasing air passengers, and growing aviation infrastructure spending in APAC countries are the major factors driving the growth of the aircraft MRO services, which is subsequently providing lucrative opportunities for the growth of the aircraft wheels MRO market. Moreover, accordinto The Insight Partner’s Analysis, the global aircraft MRO industry is likely to surpass US$ 140 billion by the end of 2034 which is further likely to generate new demand for aircraft wheels MRO in the coming years.

Aircraft Wheels MRO Market  Report Segmentation Analysis

Key segments that contributed to the derivation of the aircraft wheels MRO market  analysis are wheel type, aircraft type, and technology.

  • Based on wheel type, the aircraft wheels MRO market  is segmented into nose wheel and main wheel. The main wheel segment held a larger market share in 2023.
  • Based on aircraft type, the aircraft wheels MRO market  is segmented into narrow body, wide body, general aviation, military aircraft, and helicopter. The narrow body segment held a larger market share in 2023.
  • Based on technology, the aircraft wheels MRO market  is segmented into inspection, non-destructive testing, machining, and others. The non-destructive testing segment held a larger market share in 2023.

Aircraft Wheels MRO Market  Share Analysis by Geography

The geographic scope of the aircraft wheels MRO market  report is mainly divided into five regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America.

Asia Pacific has dominated the market in 2023 followed by North America and Europe regions. Further, Asia Pacific is also likely to witness highest CAGR in the coming years. China dominated the Asia Pacific aircraft wheels MRO market in 2023. The demand for wheels MRO market in China is mainly driven by the demand generated from MRO operations for the large number of fleet. For instance, in 2023, the commercial aircraft fleet across China stood at 3,821 which is further likely to reach around 6,321 aircraft by 2033. Moreover, according to the Airbus forecasts, more than 9,000 aircraft are likely to be delivered across China during 2023 to 2042. Such factors are likely to boost the fleet size across the country which is further expected to generate new opportunities for wheels MRO across the country in the coming years.

Aircraft Wheels MRO Market  Report Scope

Aircraft Wheels MRO Market  News and Recent Developments

The aircraft wheels MRO market  is evaluated by gathering qualitative and quantitative data post primary and secondary research, which includes important corporate publications, association data, and databases. A few of the developments in the aircraft wheels MRO market  are listed below:

  • The long-term cooperation between Czech Airlines Technics and Air Serbia will continue in the future. This is confirmed by the new contract for maintenance, repairs and overhauls of wheels and brakes for the entire fleet of A330, A320, A319 and ATR of the Serbian carrier. (Source: Czech Airlines Technics, Press Release, July 2023)
  • FL Technics and Wizz Air signed an agreement for wheels and brakes solutions to be provided over the course of 5 years.Starting from October, FL Technics will be providing wheels and brakes services for the carriers ever-expanding fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft family. (Source: FL Technics, Press Release, Oct 2022)

Aircraft Wheels MRO Market  Report Coverage and Deliverables

The “Aircraft Wheels MRO Market  Size and Forecast (2021–2031)” report provides a detailed analysis of the market covering below areas:

  • Aircraft wheels MRO market market size and forecast at global, regional, and country levels for all the key market segments covered under the scope
  • Aircraft wheels MRO market market trends as well as market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, and key opportunities
  • Detailed porter’s five forces analysis
  • Aircraft wheels MRO market market analysis covering key market trends, global and regional framework, major players, regulations, and recent market developments
  • Industry landscape and competition analysis covering market concentration, heat map analysis, prominent players, and recent developments for the aircraft wheels MRO market
  • Detailed company profiles
Report Coverage
Report Coverage

Revenue forecast, Company Analysis, Industry landscape, Growth factors, and Trends

Segment Covered
Segment Covered

Wheel Type, Aircraft Type and Technology

Regional Scope
Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America

Country Scope
Country Scope

Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the expected CAGR of the aircraft wheels MRO market ?

The aircraft wheels MRO market is likely to register of 8.5% during 2023-2031.

What would be the estimated value of the aircraft wheels MRO market by 2031?

The estimated value of the aircraft wheels MRO market by 2031 would be around US$ 1.29 billion.

What are the future trends of the aircraft wheels MRO market ?

The rising adoption of fiber-reinforced plastic wheels is one of the major trends of the market.

Which are the leading players operating in the aircraft wheels MRO market ?

AAR Corp, Aerorepair Corp, Aerospace MRO Co Ltd, Air Atlanta Aviaservices, AMETEK Inc, Lufthansa Technik, Röder Präzision GmbH, Technic Aviation, TP Aerospace, and World Aero are some of the key players profiled under the report.

What are the driving factors impacting the aircraft wheels MRO market ?

Increasing global commercial aircraft fleet and the growing aircraft MRO industry are some of the factors driving the growth for aircraft wheels MRO market.

Which region dominated the aircraft wheels MRO market in 2023?

Asia Pacific region dominated the aircraft wheels MRO market in 2023.

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  1. Data Collection and Secondary Research:

As a market research and consulting firm operating from a decade, we have published many reports and advised several clients across the globe. First step for any study will start with an assessment of currently available data and insights from existing reports. Further, historical and current market information is collected from Investor Presentations, Annual Reports, SEC Filings, etc., and other information related to company’s performance and market positioning are gathered from Paid Databases (Factiva, Hoovers, and Reuters) and various other publications available in public domain.

Several associations trade associates, technical forums, institutes, societies and organizations are accessed to gain technical as well as market related insights through their publications such as research papers, blogs and press releases related to the studies are referred to get cues about the market. Further, white papers, journals, magazines, and other news articles published in the last 3 years are scrutinized and analyzed to understand the current market trends.

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A typical research interview fulfils the following functions:

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  • Validates and strengthens in-house secondary research findings
  • Develops the analysis team’s expertise and market understanding

Primary research involves email interactions and telephone interviews for each market, category, segment, and sub-segment across geographies. The participants who typically take part in such a process include, but are not limited to:

  • Industry participants: VPs, business development managers, market intelligence managers and national sales managers
  • Outside experts: Valuation experts, research analysts and key opinion leaders specializing in the electronics and semiconductor industry.

Below is the breakup of our primary respondents by company, designation, and region:

Research Methodology

Once we receive the confirmation from primary research sources or primary respondents, we finalize the base year market estimation and forecast the data as per the macroeconomic and microeconomic factors assessed during data collection.

  1. Data Analysis:

Once data is validated through both secondary as well as primary respondents, we finalize the market estimations by hypothesis formulation and factor analysis at regional and country level.

  • 3.1 Macro-Economic Factor Analysis:

We analyse macroeconomic indicators such the gross domestic product (GDP), increase in the demand for goods and services across industries, technological advancement, regional economic growth, governmental policies, the influence of COVID-19, PEST analysis, and other aspects. This analysis aids in setting benchmarks for various nations/regions and approximating market splits. Additionally, the general trend of the aforementioned components aid in determining the market's development possibilities.

  • 3.2 Country Level Data:

Various factors that are especially aligned to the country are taken into account to determine the market size for a certain area and country, including the presence of vendors, such as headquarters and offices, the country's GDP, demand patterns, and industry growth. To comprehend the market dynamics for the nation, a number of growth variables, inhibitors, application areas, and current market trends are researched. The aforementioned elements aid in determining the country's overall market's growth potential.

  • 3.3 Company Profile:

The “Table of Contents” is formulated by listing and analyzing more than 25 - 30 companies operating in the market ecosystem across geographies. However, we profile only 10 companies as a standard practice in our syndicate reports. These 10 companies comprise leading, emerging, and regional players. Nonetheless, our analysis is not restricted to the 10 listed companies, we also analyze other companies present in the market to develop a holistic view and understand the prevailing trends. The “Company Profiles” section in the report covers key facts, business description, products & services, financial information, SWOT analysis, and key developments. The financial information presented is extracted from the annual reports and official documents of the publicly listed companies. Upon collecting the information for the sections of respective companies, we verify them via various primary sources and then compile the data in respective company profiles. The company level information helps us in deriving the base number as well as in forecasting the market size.

  • 3.4 Developing Base Number:

Aggregation of sales statistics (2020-2022) and macro-economic factor, and other secondary and primary research insights are utilized to arrive at base number and related market shares for 2022. The data gaps are identified in this step and relevant market data is analyzed, collected from paid primary interviews or databases. On finalizing the base year market size, forecasts are developed on the basis of macro-economic, industry and market growth factors and company level analysis.

  1. Data Triangulation and Final Review:

The market findings and base year market size calculations are validated from supply as well as demand side. Demand side validations are based on macro-economic factor analysis and benchmarks for respective regions and countries. In case of supply side validations, revenues of major companies are estimated (in case not available) based on industry benchmark, approximate number of employees, product portfolio, and primary interviews revenues are gathered. Further revenue from target product/service segment is assessed to avoid overshooting of market statistics. In case of heavy deviations between supply and demand side values, all thes steps are repeated to achieve synchronization.

We follow an iterative model, wherein we share our research findings with Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) and Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) until consensus view of the market is not formulated – this model negates any drastic deviation in the opinions of experts. Only validated and universally acceptable research findings are quoted in our reports.

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