Do you want to work as a manager in the air transport industry? At Cranfield University, our Centre for Air Transport Management is helping people from all over the globe to achieve that ambition.

We are holding a two-day masterclass on 19-20 March 2020 to tell you more about who we are, what we do and what the opportunities are for a career in this sector. This is your chance to explore the learning options available to you at Cranfield - and to take the first step towards a successful career in the air transport industry. 

So join us for a hands-on tour of our facilities, including a chance to take a ride in our 'flying classroom'.

Day 1

Morning - Introduction to Cranfield and an overview our MSc courses:

Afternoon - Aviation masterclass with industry professionals.

Evening reception with current students and alumni - your chance to meet with like-minded individuals and ask them questions about studying at Cranfield. 

Day 2

Tour of Cranfield's facilities, including a chance to fly in our Jetstream, or 'flying classroom' as it is known.*

Cranfield is the only university in Europe with its own airport, aircraft and runway, and is home to the National Flying Laboratory Centre (NFLC), which operates Cranfield's aircraft, as well as the UK’s first digital air traffic control centre, and a host of experimental research facilities.

In 2019, Cranfield University was awarded its sixth Queen’s Anniversary Prize for the work of our NFLC, which brings together academics and technical specialists to deliver experiential learning for aerospace engineering students from over 20 UK universities. The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes are the UK’s most prestigious form of national recognition open to a UK academic or vocational institution.

*Please note that this schedule may be subject to change.

Location and travel details

Martell House
Cranfield University
College Road
MK43 0AL

Cranfield University is located at the very heart of the UK – within the innovation triangle between London and the cities of Oxford and Cambridge.

Our central location provides easy access from the M1, excellent main line rail service as well as proximity to key international airports.

Road: we are 10 minutes from Junctions 13 and 14 of the M1 motorway. There is free parking on campus.

Rail: Milton Keynes or Bedford.
Air: London Luton (22 miles), Heathrow (50 miles) or Birmingham (70 miles).

For further travel details please visit our location page.

Who should attend

Third year undergraduates from any relevant discipline who expect to achieve at least a 2:1 (hons) degree in their related subject.


£30 per student booking fee - includes lunch/refreshments and evening reception. Concessions: University academic staff and up to three accompanying students complimentary upon application. Students/staff will need to make their own overnight arrangements.