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Aviation XR Hackathon

International Air Transport Association

Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 8:30 AM - Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 5:00 PM (CEST)

Aviation XR Hackathon

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Participation to Hackathon Sep 4, 2019 Free  

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28 hours of XR hacking. Unlimited ideas. Absolute fun.

Upto 3,000 CHF in cash prize and acceleration opportunities!

Venue of the Hackathon is at the Associations des Communes Crans Montana - Route de la Moubra 66, 3963 Crans-Montana. 

Supported by: 

Welcome to the first Aviation XR hackathon!

During the IATA XR Hackathon you will be asked to build XR solutions disrupting how the air transport industry operates in a number of areas: 

- improving traveler experience and airline baggage operations

- optimizing airport operations 

- making travel and tourism accessible and inclusive

We will ask you to address at least one of the challenges by using XR technologies in your solutions. In parallel, you will be able to gain access to mentors / SMEs on-site.

We will also be hosting a Zoom meeting on the 2nd of September for a refresher on XR best practices, practical tips and tools and also introducing the sub-challenges. 

NB - IATA does NOT retain developers' Intellectual Property (IP) on any of their ideas/prototypes presented at this Hackathon. Detailed information under Terms and Conditions.

Note: you may bring your own laptops, software, etc. 

Some VR/AR equipment will be provided for your use: 

- HTC Vive

- Pico Headsets

- Sensoryx Gloves

- Realware glasses

- Samsung computers (VR ready)


Up to 3K in cash prize!

Startup acceleration by the Association des communes de Crans Montana

The Commune of Crans Montana offers startups the opportunity to setup their business within one of the 3 municipalities of Crans Montana – Icogne, Lens and Crans Montana.


- Waived notary and other correlated fees for settlement in one of the 3 municipalities

- Free shared office space for a duration of 1 year

- and an amazing quality of life in the heart of the Swiss Alps

Thank you to our sponsors:



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Registering to this event means that you accepted the Terms and Conditions of the IATA Aviation XR Hackathon in Crans Montana, Switzerland.

The minimum age for participation is 18 year old.

This hackathon promotes gender inclusion.

Send us an e-mail at for any questions you may have.


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Route de la Moubra 66


Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 8:30 AM - Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 5:00 PM (CEST)

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International Air Transport Association

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines or 82% of total air traffic. We support many areas of aviation activity and help formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.

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