The Qantas AVRO Accelerator is a six-month accelerator program for startups interested in creating ways to make travel more delightful, new ways to connect and personalise experiences for our customers or even breakout disruptions that will revolutionise Qantas’ business. The program themes are:

(a) Creating seamless journeys – To revolutionise the way we think about travel end to end and create delightful moments for all customers and help them find unexpected joy in simplicity.

(b) Care beyond the air – To help Qantas enrich the lives of its customers and its communities.

(c) Building connected platforms – To demonstrate simplicity in a connected world. Make it easy for its customers, partners and vendors. And help Qantas use customer insight to provide faster, more relevant and personalised.

(d) Transforming for tomorrow – Collaborate with its people to develop new tools and design new processes to make Qantas faster, simpler and more efficient.

(e) Innovating without limits – To surprise and find solutions to questions Qantas has not asked. There are no limits to how you can change their business. How can you use our Qantas Group assets to reimagine their relationship with their customers, their partners and their people?

The AVRO Accelerator program offers the scale and global reach of the Qantas Group’s brands and their deep knowledge of their highly engaged customer base (two million unique customer interactions per week, and an extensive partner network including airline partners, loyalty partners, suppliers and distributors). Qantas also offers funding support; and access to guidance and mentorship from industry leading experts.