“The future of ATM, which includes unmanned aircraft system traffic management (UTM), will bring about new competition and potential partners. Interoperability and resilience will be key to air traffic management of the future,” said Timothy Kuder, Aerospace & Defense Senior Industry Analyst, Frost & Sullivan. “New airports in North America and Europe are expected to move straight to digital air traffic control (ATC) in the medium term while existing highly congested airports are likely to replace traditional towers even before they reach the end of their economic life.”
Kuder added: “Of all ATM market segments, communication systems will lead the overall industry due to high demand for voice communication on IP networks. The segment is forecast to reach $1.82 billion in 2027, and collective revenue is anticipated to total $12.4 billion over the next eight years. Although the uptake of system-wide information management (SWIM) services is currently slow due to security and liability concerns, major technology advancements (5G, blockchain) are expected to increase momentum in line with adjacent communications markets in the long term.”
ATM market participants should explore the following strategic recommendations:
- Cybersecurity is expected to become a new revenue stream for ATM providers and play a major role in ATM operations.
- Digital air traffic solutions will be a breakthrough in the ATM space as 90% of the industry is in the early stage of digital transformation.
- ATM solution suppliers from emerging markets, including China and Russia, are expected to evolve and become key cogs in the global ATM supply chain.
- Joint ventures between private companies and governments are poised to be the next type of business development model in ATM, especially with automated approach control.
- Becoming supplemental data service providers (SDSPs) is another option for companies to offer essential or enhanced services.
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Disruptive Technologies Drive the Growth of the Global Commercial Air Traffic Management (ATM) Market, 2020
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