Singapore Airlines AppChallenge 2022 - Startup Track

Have an innovative solution that could redefine aviation and the travel experience? Submit your proposal now!

Challenge Themes

Four key themes, fourteen challenge statements and three wildcard categories for participating companies to submit your solutions today!

1: Seamless Customer Experience

Share with us your solutions that tap on new opportunities arising from travellers’ evolving needs  

2: Beyond Travel

Share with us your solutions that tap on new opportunities beyond aviation and travel

3: People & Operation

Share with us your solutions that enable staff members to achieve operational efficiency through technology 

Wild Cards

Have a solution that does not fit into our Challenge Statements? Innovation is limitless. Share with us your proposal on our three wildcards: Sustainability, Metaverse, or Open submissions.  

Collaborative Opportunities Await

  • Exposure and insights into the exciting global aviation and travel industry
  • Direct collaboration with the Singapore Airlines Group's business teams
  • In-person networking opportunities for Finalists with the SIA Business Teams in Singapore, subject to Singapore’s safe management measures
  • Selected finalists from the Grand Finale will work on a Pilot project with funding support through the SIA Accelerator Programme

Prizes

Top voted startup finalists stand a chance to win up to 300,000 KrisFlyer miles!

Top voted startup

300,000 KrisFlyer miles per team

KrisFlyer Miles

Winners will enjoy 300,000 KrisFlyer miles per team. KrisFlyer miles are redeemable for flights and upgrades, hotels, car rentals, shopping and unique experiences. Find out more about the perks.

Runner up

200,000 KrisFlyer Miles per team

KrisFlyer Miles

Winners will enjoy 200,000 KrisFlyer miles per team. KrisFlyer miles are redeemable for flights and upgrades, hotels, car rentals, shopping and unique experiences. Find out more about the perks.

2nd Runner up

120,000 KrisFlyer Miles per team

KrisFlyer Miles

Winners will enjoy 120,000 KrisFlyer miles per team. KrisFlyer miles are redeemable for flights and upgrades, hotels, car rentals, shopping and unique experiences. Find out more about the perks.

Timeline & Stage Overview

  • SUBMISSION

    07 JULY – 28 AUGUST 2022*

    Participating companies to submit your proposal deck and demo video via the ‘Participate’ button. Teams are free to use any public data and APIs.

    *Submission deadline extended.



    *Submission deadline:
    28 August 2022

  • INTERVIEW

    05 – 19 SEPTEMBER 2022

    Selected participants from the Submission Round will be invited to pitch your solutions (virtually) to the respective the Singapore Airlines Group's business teams. Participants are required to upload the updated proposal deck incorporating the feedback from the session.



    Proposal updates deadline:
    22 September 2022, 23:59 (GMT +8)

    Shortlisted teams will be notified by:
    28 September 2022

  • DEEP DIVE

    28 SEPTEMBER – 12 OCTOBER 2022

    Shortlisted Participants selected during the interview rounds are required to build a prototype, or to fine tune their existing prototypes and pitch your solutions to SIA. An hour of deep dive session will be arranged with the challenge hosts for the teams to gather more information.



    Updated proposal deadline:
    12 October 2022, 23:59 (GMT +8)

    Announcement of Finalist Teams:
    17 October 2022

  • GRAND FINALE

    14 NOVEMBER 2022

    Finalist teams will be invited to pitch to the SIA Senior Management panel of judges during the Grand Finale on 14th November 2022 in-person, subject to Singapore’s Safe Management Measures.

    *Flights and accomodation will be provided for Startup teams based overseas.



    *More details will be shared with Finalist teams closer to date.

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Our Roadshows

For more information about the Challenge Statements and Past Years’ Winners experience, tune in to our virtual roadshows:

28 July 2022

Virtual Roadshow

AppChallenge 2021 Finalist insights


Hear insights from our Top Voted Startup from AppChallenge 2021 – Yosef from Blings.io. Blings participated in last year’s AppChallenge for the Wildcard Category.


04 August 2022

Virtual Roadshow

Challenge Statements Deep Dive Session #1


Catch the Singapore Airlines business teams sharing their respective challenge statements in detail and taking questions from the audience in an Ask-Me-Anything session!


11 August 2022

Virtual Roadshow

Challenge Statements Deep Dive Session #2


Catch the Singapore Airlines business teams sharing their respective challenge statements in detail and taking questions from the audience in an Ask-Me-Anything session!


16 August 2022

Virtual Panel

Innovation Roundtable


Come join us in our last virtual session to uncover the future of Aviation and Travel through a panel discussion with industry leaders.


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