Pre-Departure Clearance System Market Estimates Showing Surprising Stability in key Business Segments

Pre-Departure Clearance System: Market Introduction

Pre-departure clearance system is a system by which pilot receives IFR clearance directly from ATC facility. Most of the commercial flights operates under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR). Before taking off any aircraft, the pilot of that aircraft needs to call ATC (air traffic control) for an IFR clearance.

But now with the implementation of pre-departure clearance system, this requirement of ATC calling has been eliminated. Therefore, in order to make the process more efficient, many airports have started adopting this system and hence, demand for pre-departure clearance system is increasing.

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Integrated services can also be provided in pre-departure clearance system and hence, this system is gaining more traction which is very important for growth of market.

As, many airports are shifting their focus towards implementing automated processes, the demand for pre-departure clearance system has increased in last few years. This system helps to eliminate the time consuming processes such as ATC calling and hence, less time is required to initiate the aircraft takeoff.

Also, pre-departure clearance system helps to ease all the processes which are required for aircraft takeoff.  Because of these factors, the demand for pre-departure clearance system is expected to increase and which will ultimately drive the market growth during forecasting period (2020-2030).

Pre-departure clearance system market is experiencing decline in demand due to COVID-19 Outbreak

COVID-19 has affected many industries such as aviation and tourism industry. Governments of many countries have imposed a lockdown and because of this, tourism industry has been affected to a large extent. As, airports were closed because of the lockdown, the demand for pre-departure clearance system has experienced considerable decline in demand. Pre-departure clearance system development companies have also been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak as there was decline in demand for the system.

Segmentation analysis of pre-departure clearance system market:

Pre-departure clearance system market is bifurcated into four major categories: network type, procurement model, deployment location, and region.

On the basis of network type, the global market for pre-departure clearance system is categorized as:

  • VHF

On the basis of procurement model, the global market for pre-departure clearance system is categorized as:

  • Tender or bidding process
  • Direct procurement

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On the basis of deployment location, the global market for pre-departure clearance system is categorized as:

  • Commercial service airports
  • Military & defense airports
  • Cargo  service airports

Based on the region, the global market for pre-departure clearance system is categorized as:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Oceania
  • Middle East & Africa

Pre-departure clearance system market: Regional Outlook

Considering the technological advancement, North America is expected to be one of the most important region for the growth of pre-departure clearance system market. Pre-departure clearance (PDC) system has been implemented at many airports in the US and remaining airports are also trying to use this system so as to operate more efficiently. 74 airports in US has implemented pre-departure clearance system and using it very effectively. Therefore, North America holds a place of prominent region in terms of the growth of market.

Also, East Asia and South Asia region are expected to be key regions which will drive the growth of market in coming years. The countries such as China and India are getting more advanced in aviation sector and therefore, airports in these countries also trying to implement pre-departure clearance system. Planning of building 100 new airports till 2024 has been done by Government of India which could prove to be very important factor for the growth of market in South Asia region.

Key players in pre-departure clearance system are working on innovation and new product development to gain more market share:

Key players in pre-departure clearance system are investing high amount in R&D activities so as to develop technologically advanced products which will be more effective than previous range of their products. In year 2017, ADB SAFEGATE has launched updated version of its pre-departure clearance system named as DELCOS digital departure clearance system. This system helps to reduce frequency congestion.

Furthermore, another key player Garmin Ltd. offers pre-departure clearance system. This is an integrated service which includes filed route, transporter code and departure frequency. Considering the advantages of these clearance system, these are gaining the traction from many airports and hence, demand for pre-departure clearance system is expected to increase furthermore in coming years. This will help the pre-departure clearance system market to grow at considerable pace during forecasting period.

Other key players in the pre-departure clearance system market include VATSIM, Si ATM, ForeFlight, Collins Aerospace, Honeywell Aerospace, FltPlan, Garmin aviation, Terma, FAA and Universal Avionics.

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