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17 teams compete at IATA hackathon in Doha

Qatar Airways Cargo and IATA concluded the first ever One Record Hackathon in the Middle East, at Doha. About 17 teams from across the world gathered for a 28-hour competition to submit innovative solutions surrounding the IATA ONE Record data sharing standard to showcase use cases that will help shape air cargo. Brendan Sullivan, Global Head, Cargo, IATA said, “The hackathon showcases the ingenuity within our industry and underscores the importance of collaborative innovation. Six core challenges were given to developers to deep dive into the aviation environment and find solutions for the cargo industry, including AI-powered tools, enhancing safety and compliance measures in operations, and pre-validation on documentation to expediate processes. These solutions were presented to a jury and after much deliberation the following projects were announced as winners: Qatar Airways Cargo Prize for team CheckSync by Swissport, Lufthansa Cargo, and Lufthansa Industry Solutions, improves cargo check processes with AI, utilizing ONE Record for accuracy and efficiency.

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