May 21, 2024

SIA seeks start-ups

Singapore Airlines has launched its 2020 app challenge, seeking digital solutions to address business challenges. Tech startups have until August 31 (extended from July 12) to put their initiatives at the forefront of innovation, working with the airline to drive change in the way we travel.

This year, the app challenge sees Singapore Airlines in search of startups with the most innovative solutions to 10 Problem Statements across 6 Challenge Themes. Startups can be teams or individuals from anywhere around the world, from any industry and submissions can be made to address one or multiple challenge statements across the six themes.

There are four stages to the challenge, with the first being the submission round. Submissions must be made via and the closing date is 2359 (GMT +8) on July 12 2020.

The challenge theme include: Seamless Travel Experience, People and Operations, Beyond Travel, Travelling in the New Normal, New Business Opportunities and Sustainability.

Finalists will be invited to pitch to Singapore Airlines’ senior management and top executives. Solutions with business potential will be fast-tracked into the SIA Accelerator Programme, where startups will build a proof-of-concept of their solution with the airline.