Use of advanced avionics to boost commercial aircraft electronic flight bag systems market size to $1.11 billion by 2028, says Technavio

NEW YORK, May 15, 2024 — The global size is estimated to grow by USD 1110.02 mn from 2024-2028, according to Technavio. The market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 9.05% during the forecast period.

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Forecast period


Base Year


Historic Data

2018 – 2022

Segment Covered

Type (Class I/ABC, Class II/ABC, and Class III/ABC), Application (Narrow-body aircraft, Wide-body aircraft, and Regional jet), and Geography (North America, APAC, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and South America)

Region Covered

North America, APAC, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and South America

Key companies profiled

Airbus SE, Anuvu Operations LLC, Astronautics Corp. Of America, Astronics Corp., Carlisle Companies Inc., Collins Aerospace, Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Honeywell International Inc., L3Harris Technologies Inc., Teledyne Technologies Inc., Thales Group, Viasat Inc., Apprimus Informatik GmbH, CMC Electronics Inc., DextraData GmbH, International Flight Support, and Keyzo IT Solutions Ltd.

Key Market Trends Fueling Growth
Commercial Aircraft Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) systems market is experiencing significant growth due to technological advances in aviation connectivity. New features, such as flight logs, airport information, and operational manuals in digital format, are enhancing pilot operations. Portable devices are emerging as alternatives to integrated avionics, bringing technical complications. Proper certifications from aviation agencies are mandatory for EFBs and other devices. The market includes flight logs, airport information, operational manuals, aeronautical charts, route information, aircraft weight, fuel economy, airspace systems, airports, commercial airplanes, procedures, and certifications. Aircraft weight reduction and fuel efficiency are key focus areas in the aviation industry. EFB manufacturers are developing predictive technologies for aircraft deliveries and IOS devices for fuel-saving potentials and operating efficiency. The market encompasses fixed wing aircraft, rotary wing aircraft, electric propulsion technologies, and software revision processes.

Major airlines have been the primary adopters of Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) systems due to the applicability offered by installed or portable EFB devices. Small airline companies have been hesitant to utilize EFB technology to its full potential. Some of these airlines are now considering implementing EFB systems, while others are still in the process of understanding the fundamental features of EFB technology. These airlines have not fully embraced wireless technology to enhance customer service and operational efficiency. Once fully adopted, EFB systems will significantly improve service performance in terms of both operational reliability and customer service. Flight technicians, ground engineers, and flight attendants will be able to perform their functions more efficiently with the help of EFB systems. The adoption of basic commercial EFB system functionalities, such as flight information and control tools, will initially hinder the growth of the global commercial aircraft EFB systems market during the forecast period. However, as more airlines adopt advanced EFB system functionalities, the market is expected to experience substantial growth. Keywords: EFB systems, major airlines, small airline companies, operational reliability, customer service, wireless technology, flight technicians, ground engineers, flight attendants, global commercial aircraft EFB systems market.

Research report provides comprehensive data on impact of trend, driver and challenges –

Segment Overview
This commercial aircraft electronic flight bag (efb) systems market report extensively covers market segmentation by


1.1 Class I/ABC
1.2 Class II/ABC
1.3 Class III/ABC


2.1 Narrow-body aircraft
2.2 Wide-body aircraft
2.3 Regional jet


3.1 North America
3.2 APAC
3.3 Europe
3.4 Middle East and Africa
3.5 South America

1.1 Class I/ABC- The Commercial Aircraft Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) market is segmented based on the type of systems used, including Flight logs, Airport information, Operational manuals, Aeronautical charts, Route information, and other reference materials. These EFB systems are primarily used by pilots in commercial airplanes, helicopters, and eVTOL vehicles to enhance operational efficiency and reduce the reliance on paper airplane bags. The systems are limited to providing supplementary information and are not intended to replace existing systems. They are considered controlled portable electronic devices (PEDs) and require regulatory certifications