Singapore Airlines AppChallenge 2023 - Start-Up Track
Have an innovative solution that could redefine aviation and the travel experience? Submit your proposal by 24 September 2023!
With the constant evolution in today’s aviation and travel industry, it is important that we adapt and respond to these changes.
Find out below what innovation means and looks like to us, and our key partners.
Part I - People, Culture & Technology in Corporate Innovation
Part II - Creating impact for the future of Aviation & Travel with the Open Innovation Ecosystem
About AppChallenge 2023
Whether you are a start-up or scale-up from anywhere around the world, if your digital solution has the potential to redefine the aviation and travel experience, we want to hear from you.
The SIA AppChallenge 2023 – Startup Track, has four key themes, eleven challenge statements and three wildcard categories for participating startups and scale-ups to submit their innovative solutions!
Finalists will get an opportunity to fly to Singapore to pitch to our panel of judges in-person, and selected finalists will get the chance to co-create a funded Proof-of-Concept with the SIA Group subsidiaries.
Four key themes, eleven challenge statements and three wildcard categories for participating companies to submit your solutions today!
1. Seamless Customer Experience
2. People & Operations
3. Beyond Travel
Collaborative opportunities await
Exposure and insights into the exciting global aviation and travel industry
Direct collaboration with Singapore Airlines Group business teams
In-person networking opportunities for Finalists with the Singapore Airlines Group business teams in Singapore
Selected finalists will work on a funded Pilot project through the SIA Accelerator Programme
Top voted start-up finalists stand a chance to win up to 330,000 KrisFlyer miles!
330,000 KrisFlyer miles per team
Winners will enjoy 330,000 KrisFlyer miles per team. KrisFlyer miles are redeemable for flights and upgrades, hotels, car rentals, shopping and unique experiences. Find out more.
220,000 KrisFlyer Miles per team
Winners will enjoy 220,000 KrisFlyer miles per team. KrisFlyer miles are redeemable for flights and upgrades, hotels, car rentals, shopping and unique experiences. Find out more.
2nd Runner up
130,000 KrisFlyer Miles per team
Winners will enjoy 130,000 KrisFlyer miles per team. KrisFlyer miles are redeemable for flights and upgrades, hotels, car rentals, shopping and unique experiences. Find out more.
Get connected to SIA’s KrisConnect Programme for APIs to enhance the capabilities of your solution
Get connected to Amadeus’s APIs for artificial intelligence-derived travel insights, flight and hotel bookings, and more
Timeline & Stage Overview
14 August -
24 September 2023
Participating start-ups are to submit your proposal deck and demo video via the ‘Participate’ button.
24 September 2023, 23:59 (GMT+8)
25 September -
20 October 2023
Selected start-ups from the Submission Round will be invited to pitch your solutions (virtually) to the respective Singapore Airlines Group’s business teams.
Proposal updates deadline:
21 October 2023, 23:59 (GMT +8)
Shortlisted teams will be notified by:
27 October 2023
23 October -
8 December 2023
Shortlisted participants are required to build or fine tune an existing prototype and pitch your solutions to the Singapore Airlines Group’s business team. An hour of deep dive session will be arranged with the challenge hosts for the teams to gather more information.
Announcement of Finalist Teams:
(Updated) 20 November - 8 December 2023
19 January 2024
Finalist teams will be invited to pitch to the panel of judges comprising the SIA Senior Management at the Grand Finale on 19 January 2024 in-person.