Passengers use the airport sleeping pods to relax between aircraft. Passengers may generally be split into several groups: those who arrive, those who leave, and those who move from one place to another. In terms of the usage of airport infrastructure and facilities, the needs of these passengers differ. Airport facilities that can meet the needs of travelers, such as getting a fast nap, spa, and massage services, and free shower facilities offer a fun and enhanced airport experience. Passengers traveling with families want children’s play areas where children can spend time before boarding. Besides, business passengers might want a sleeping cabin with some of the facilities they can work in. airport sleeping pods
The growing aviation industry has allowed airlines to expand the connectivity between locations, resulting in increased air travelers, increased transit flights & frequency, and adding new routes, around the globe which are key factors driving the growth during the forecast period, Allied Market Research discover. Moreover, growing demand by air travelers for advanced services at airports is resulting in rising demand for airport sleeping pods. Increasing product innovation to raise the standard of passenger services worldwide is a significant factor expected to fuel global market growth. Furthermore, rising demand for waiting rooms and increasing numbers of capsule hotels at the airport due to increased air passenger traffic worldwide are other factors that are expected to proliferate growth. However, major factors that hinder global market growth include the high cost of products and maintenance and stringent rules regarding the protection of electrical components at the airport.
New product launches to flourish the market
The new sleeping pod prototype for economic-class travelers is unveiled by Air New Zealand in 2020. Economy Skynest is a culmination of three years of research and development by Air New Zealand, which provides six full-length lie-flat sleeping pods. Also, the first airport capsule hotel in Taiwan has now opened its doors to passengers traveling by Taoyuan International Airport in December 2019, and they can enjoy a quick sleep at the airport. Istanbul Airport has 25 sleeping pods installed in January 2020 for passengers that want to rest before, after, or between flights.
Also, a brand-new Plaza Premium Lounge that opened at Terminal 3 in 2020 can be checked out by travelers who fly from Dubai with Emirates. It provides 10-square-meter individual suites for families, and groups of travelers seeking privacy. The pay-to-use lounge at Dubai International Airport is 1,260 meters long and is the biggest.
The growing concept of aerotropolis along with the evolving lifestyle of airline passengers
In developing and less-developed countries, the development of airport sleeping pods is estimated to create additional opportunities for growth in the global sleeping pods markets. The growing concept of aerotropolis along with the evolving lifestyle of airline passengers is another important driver for the growth of the global airport market in sleeping pods. For example, the International Airport Charlotte Douglas has put in sleeping pods with a sofa bed, Tv, computer, and a shower for those who would like to have a nap at home. JetBlue also revealed JetNap power pods in JFK New York City Airport terminal that look like a future-oriented leaning chair, which plays music, provides relaxation and reduces distractions.
The U.S. Market is Estimated at $18.7 Million in 2021, While China is Forecast to Reach $14 Million by 2026 airport sleeping pods
The Airport Sleeping Pods market in the U.S. is estimated at US$18.7 Million in the year 2021. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$14 Million by the year 2026 trailing a CAGR of 4.3% over the analysis period. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 4.4% and 3.6% respectively over the analysis period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 3.8% CAGR.
Some of the most prominent airport sleeping pods market players: GoSleep; Minute Suites, LLC; napcabs GmbH; Snooze At My Space; SnoozeCube, iGA sleepod etc.