Is it simpliflying how to find information about cheap flights? Delivering a traveler's dream about an authentic and unique journey? Or presenting it all in a seamless mobile app?

Tnooz, the global leader in news and analysis about the digital travel economy, invites you to join up to 100 developers, gain access to industry sponsors' technology and create amazing solutions for travelers.

The focus of the hackathon is airline and travel shopping and passenger experience. Airberlin, and other travel industry and technology sponsors will provide APIs and other tools to enable teams of develpers to build prototypes of new products and services.

Tnooz will offer two prizes: €1,500 to one winning team and €1,000 to the People's Choice team as selected by a vote of developers present. Airberlin and other API sponsors will offer prizes to be named later.

Developer teams will be required to select one or more "challenges" – travel issues or traveler problems – that will be announced at the start of the hackathon. Participants will design and code during the weekend, then demo to judges at the conclusion of the event.

airberlin, and other technology sponsors will be on-site for mentoring and support. See the FAQs below for more details.

Join us for a creative, collaborative and competitive weekend to improve travel for all.

Special opportunity:  additional online hackathon is a technology partner for airberlin's ongoing online hackathon at Participants may register to access airberlin's API endpoints and compete for multiple prizes in a competition that ends mid-November. (Note: registration is separate from THack Berlin registration.)

XapiX is an integration tool that makes it easy for developers to combine and integrate API endpoints into their applications.

If you can't wait to explore airberlin data and want to familiarize yourself with the tool, check out the competition and register to win $5,000 in cash and additional flight prizes.

Hackathon Sponsors


$2,500 in prizes

Overall Winner

People's Choice

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Gene Quinn

Gene Quinn
CEO & Co-Founder @ Tnooz

Raphael Gernot

Raphael Gernot
CEO and Co-founder @ XapiX

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation and Relevance
    Includes the creativity, innovation, and originality of the idea, as well as the extent to which relevant data/services have been integrated with the Application.
  • Prototype Functionality
    Each submission is evaluated for the level of functionality and optimization that has been achieved over the development timeframe. Does a working prototype exist? Is there a working backend? How mature is the solution?
  • Potential Impact
    How well was the challenge addressed? Does the idea solve a real problem? How well does if differentiate airberlin’s offering? What is the potential impact on airberlin's business?
  • Practicality of Concept
    How feasible is development from a business perspective? How feasible is development from the technical perspective?

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