The latest addition to the current Hackathon trend is the AirAsia Airvolution Hackathon, AIRVOLUTION 2017, focusing on a a travel-related challenge.
AirAsia Airvolution Hackathon – the Details
Twenty teams will be invited to go head-to-head to create new applications and tools to address a travel-related challenge, one of three proposed – to be revealed closer to the event.
How to sign up?
Who? The event is open to participants of any nationality currently residing in any of the twenty-six countries in the AirAsia network. So, if you live in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Brunei, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Iran, Oman, Mauritius, Australia and New Zealand, you could be one of the teams to be selected for participation. So assemble your team of up to five people and get that application in…
How? Registration (at the bottom of the page) for the event can be made until 19th February 2017.
Successful teams will be informed by 3rd March 2017, AirAsia will sponsor return flights for teams residing outside of Malaysia!
Where will the Hackathon be held?
AIRVOLUTION 2017 will be hosted at the newly opened RedQ headquarters in Sepang, Malaysia on 18th – 19th March 2017.
The AirAsia Airvolution Hackathon is sponsored by Microsoft, AirAsia Santan and the AirAsia BIG Loyalty Programme,
Solutions submitted during the hackathon will be reviewed by the panel of technology and aviation experts, who will select the best one based on originality, scalability and execution.
Winners will receive
The winning team will receive a cash prize of MYR 25,000, AirAsia BIG Points and free return flights to the AirAsia destination of their choice.
To find out more details of location, possible proposals and judges etc, please visit the dedicated AIRVOLUTION 2017 page.
….Innovation is the lifeblood of AirAsia. We live and die by ideas, and this hackathon will provide the perfect environment for the best and brightest to explore new ideas. AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes