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The IATA NDC Hackathon

Welcome to the NDC Hackathon, a round-the-clock experience to enhance airline retailing. The NDC Hackathon comprises:

  • One week ideation phase to prepare your project around leisure & business travel
  • A 24-48 hour coding experience at École Polytechnique to work on your projects and pitch ideas to a team of industry experts and mentors
  • A 6-week incubation phase to ensure the winning ideas have the potential to become strong and successful business cases and the possibility to pitch these ideas at industry forums

During the NDC Hackathon you will be asked to use at least one of the IATA APIs pub at the event (NDC & Data) and address at least one of their related challenges. In parallel, you will be able to attend some of the workshops that will take place on-site and access to mentors that will guide you through the Hackathon experience.

We are thrilled to have a new edition of the NDC Hackathon in campus and we look forward to seeing the solutions that will contribute to taking airline retailing to the next level!

See what happened during the #NDCHack in Dublin and understand why the developer community is vital to the transformation of the airline industry.

Principal Sponsor
Host Airlines

Gold Sponsors
Challenges

COMING SOON

NDC Info

The New Distribution Capability (NDC) is a travel industry-supported program launched by IATA for the development and market adoption of a new, XML-based data transmission standard. The NDC Standard enhances the capability of communications between airlines and travel agents and is open for others to implement and use.

Feel free to use IATA's APIs and/or the APIs from NDC airlines participating to this Hackathon:

You must use at least one of the NDC APIs to win!



NDC APIs


The New Distribution Capability (NDC) is a travel industry-supported program launched by IATA for the development and market adoption of a new, XML-based data transmission standard. The NDC Standard enhances the capability of communications between airlines and travel agents and is open for others to implement and use.

Feel free to use IATA's APIs and/or the APIs from NDC airlines participating to this Hackathon:

You must use at least one of the NDC APIs to win!

Travel APIs

Who Is This For?

Developers
You’re a keyboard master and know how to create applications that extract key content from databases

Marketers
You are a visionary and able to immerse yourself in a project that will revolutionize customer marketing

Innovators
You think outside the box and consider yourself an entrepeneur

Designers
You and data visualization go way back! In your capable hands, dashboards and applications shine!

Agenda
Friday 20 October
17:00Registration opens
18:30Hackathon intro & Sponsors presentation
19:00Welcome drinks
21:00Closure
Saturday 21 October
08:00Breakfast
09:00Pitch Ideas
09:45Coding starts
10:00Workshops start
13:00Workshops finish + Lunch
19:00Dinner
20:00Coding continues
Sunday 22 October
08:00Breakfast
12:00Lunch
14:00Coding finishes!
14:30Final demos
16:30Jury deliberations
17:00Winners announcement
18:00Hackathon finishes!
Prizes
NDC Prize

5,000 USD + Incubation phase + Showcase on NDC Dev Portal

DATA Prize

5,000 USD + Incubation phase + Showcase on NDC Dev Portal

Developer Prize

2,000 USD + Incubation phase + Showcase on NDC Dev Portal

Ready to take off prize

Incubation phase + Showcase on NDC Dev Portal



Ready to take off prize

Incubation phase + Showcase on NDC Dev Portal

NDC Corporate Prize

Presentation at IATA event + Showcase on NDC Dev Portal

DATA Corporate Prize

Presentation at IATA event + Showcase on NDC Dev Portal

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