Hydrogen Aircraft (Market Size, Advancements and Key Programs) – Thematic Research

The report provides an overview of the hydrogen aircraft market, outlining advances in the technology and key programs. Key investment comes from commercial players including Airbus, and government funding has benifited a number of players. This report also examines companies who are investing in the hydrogen power and propulsion sector, as well as hydrogen fuel.


Key themes in hydrogen development are established, both in terms of aerospace trends, technology trends and macroeconomic trends.

In particular this report identifies market trends over the next 24 months, outlining which sectors are likley to benefit from increased spending on hydrogen aircraft.

This report is part of our ecosystem of thematic investment research reports, supported by our "thematic engine".

Key Highlights

The companies section idenfities key players in the market, and in what areas they are making investments.

The report also identifies market opportunities, outlining which direction the market is likley to take.

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Determine potential investment opportunities based on trend analysis and market projections.

Gaining an understanding of the market surrounding the hydrogen aircraft theme.

Understanding how hydrogen aircraft spending will fit into the overall market and what spending areas are being prioritized.

Our thematic investment research product, supported by our thematic engine, is aimed at senior (C-Suite) executives in the corporate world as well as institutional investors.

Corporations: Helps CEO’s, CTO's and other senior executives of companies understand key themes and the competitive environment.

Investors: Helps fund managers and other major investors focus on investment opportunities in Defense and understand the market around various themes.

Companies mentioned

Airbus, ZeroAvia, China Commercial Air Group, Boeing, Pipistrel, Air Products and Chemicals, Shell, Bloom Energy, Air Liquide, ArianeGroup, EMEC Hydrogen, Norsk E-Fuek, MTU Aero Engines, Cummins (CMI), H3 Dynamics, GKN Aerospace, ElringKlinger, Ratheon Technologies, Safran

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Technology trends

Macroeconomic trends

Regulatory trends

Mergers and acquisitions

Investments and partnerships

Public companies

Private companies


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Who are the leading players in the hydrogen aircraft theme and where do they sit in the value chain?

Hydrogen fuel cells use hydrogen and oxygen to create power, with wat+U2:X2er as a by-product


The hydrogen aircraft value chain

Major companies are designing the fuselage of future aircraft that could be powered by hydrogen

A number of companies are developing advanced engines or fuel cells for hydrogen aircraft

A number of companies are developing advanced engines or fuel cells for hydrogen aircraft


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