SIA App Challenge
Sept 17, 2015
3rd - 10th October 2015
Singapore Airlines (SIA) is renowned as one of the leading innovators in the air transport industry. Kicking off on October 3rd is SIAs first technology challenge, or hackathon, based on the theme of ‘Your Travel, Your Way’. Coders will be provided with real-world business challenges to stretch their creativity and technical ability to develop apps for the modern traveller.
SITA’s Developer.aero is providing some APIs for the event including the Airport API, Flight Information API and Beacon API, which will enable coders to develop apps to provide personalized, location-targeted content to passengers.
A new SITA OnAir API which will be hot of the press in time for the event is the In-flight Wi-Fi Voucher API. Currently utilized as part the booking flow of airlines, GDSs, or other agencies to retrieve vouchers to enable passengers to access inflight Wi-Fi sessions, the API also opens up other numerous app possibilities for innovative hackers. SITA OnAir are providing a demo in-flight portal to allow retrieved vouchers to be reconciled.
Full details of the SIA App Challenge are available at http://appchallenge.singaporeair.com/