Overview

Taking off: Revenue has increased over the past five years due to an increase in exports

IBISWorld’s Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has low capital intensity due to a reliance on highly skilled labour
  • Wages have increased as a share of revenue as the technical complexity of operations has risen
  • Government capital expenditure on defence is expected to increase strongly

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services industry maintains and repairs commercial and military aircraft, and also manufactures aircraft and aircraft components. The industry has grown moderately over the past five years due to a rise in exports. Exports are primarily sent to the United States (for Boeing planes) and France (for Airbus planes) as Australian parts are key components of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and the Airbus A380. Industry revenue is expected to grow by an annualised 0.2% over the five years through 2016-17, to $4.0 billion. This includes growth of 5.8% in 2016-17...

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    Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services industry is in the mature stage of its economic life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), a measure of the industry's contribution to the Australian economy, is forecast to increase by an annualised 2.1% over the 10 years through 2021-22. IVA is therefore expected to underperform real GDP growth of 2.5% over the same period.

    The industry is largely at the mercy of contractual arrangements, with maintenance and repair service contracts and contracts to produce aircraft parts and smaller aircraft the key drivers behind revenue growth. The industry has a moderate level of concentration, with large multinational aerospace firms dominating the industry. Barriers to entry are relatively high, preventing smaller operators from entering. In ..

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    Additional Insights for the Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry are

  • Ability to expand and curtail operations rapidly in line with market demand
  • Output is sold under contract - incorporate long-term sales contracts
  • Economies of scale
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    Industry Products

    What is the Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry?

    The industry includes businesses that manufacture aircraft and aircraft engines and frames used for civilian and military purposes. Industry services also include guided missile manufacturing, aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul.

    Industry Products
    Aircraft and aircraft parts manufacturing
    Other products and services
    Military aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services
    Commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing aircraft engines and frames
    Manufacturing aircraft, including helicopters and gliders
    Manufacturing guided missiles
    Maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft, engines and avionics

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from air and space transport
  • Aircraft kilometres flown
  • Capital expenditure on defence
  • Air passenger movements through capital city airports

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • International Airlines
  • Domestic Airlines
  • Non-Scheduled Air Transport
  • Defence

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Audio Visual Electronic Equipment Manufacturing
  • Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Structural Steel Fabricating
  • Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Aircraft and aircraft parts manufacturing
  • Commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services
  • Military aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services
  • Other products and services
  • Chart: Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Passenger numbers
  • New models

  • Major Markets
  • Export markets
  • Commercial airlines
  • The Australian Defence Force
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Boeing Australia Holdings Pty LtdAirbus Group Australia Pacific LimitedBAE Systems Australia Holdings Limited
  • Table: Boeing Australia Holdings Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Airbus Group Australia Pacific Limited - financial performance
  • Table: BAE Systems Australia Holdings Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    787 Dreamliner
  • Aircraft built by the Boeing Company that use 20% less fuel for comparable missions than similarly sized aeroplanes, with speeds similar to the current fastest wide bodies.
  • Avionics
  • Electronic systems for use on aircraft, artificial satellites and spacecraft, comprising communications, navigation and the display and management of multiple systems.
  • Glider
  • An aircraft that flies without the use of thrust from an engine.
  • Guided Missile
  • A self-propelled projectile used as a weapon. Missiles are typically propelled by rockets or jet engines.
  • Heavy Maintenance
  • Extensive checks of an aircraft's fuselage and other primary components occurring every 5 to 7 years. This requires an aircraft to be taken out of service. Also known as base maintenance.
  • Line Maintenance
  • Frequent checks and repairs of an aircraft's systems, often carried out weekly or monthly. Does not require the aircraft to be taken out of service.
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