Cass Davenport

Senior Lecturer in Aviation Management

School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing

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Having followed a career in Education in Coventry, gaining a BEd, MA(Ed) and PGCerts in Education I moved to a career in Airport Operations in Birmingham Airport ( Fire Service, Airfield Operations and Fire Safety). I joined the Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing at Coventry University in 2015 to lecture on the BSc in Aviation Management and MSc in Air Transport Management. My focus is to develop links with industry partners and ensure students develop both knowledge and skills to foster a wider understanding for students of the world of Airport Operations and Management.


  • BEd Edge Hill University, 1982-86 (Specialism in IT).
  • MA (Ed) University of Warwick, 1990-2 (Specialism in Management and Assessment).
  • PG Cert University of Warwick 1993 Mentoring for Professional Development.


Areas of expertise
  • Airport Operations
  • Fire and Emergency Planning
  • Airport Security
  • Airport Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Airport Planning
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QS Five Star Rating 2020
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