Wolfgang Grimme is a business economist at the DLR Institute of Air Transport and Airport Economics. He graduated in December 2004 from the University of Giessen with a Master’s degree in business administration focusing on transport management and international management. He joined DLR in February 2005 and has since then focused in his work on regulatory policy issues in air transport, impact analysis of political measures on the air transport system, environmental economics and intra- & intermodal competition.
Additionally, he co-authored numerous papers and refereed journal articles on impacts of the inclusion of aviation into the EU emission trading scheme for greenhouse gases, air transport market analysis and aviation connectivity. Notable projects include a study commissioned by Emirates Airline on the economic impacts of new air services to Germany and the development of a national aviation strategy in Kosovo. Additionally, he was project manager for setting up a new national aviation strategy for Austria. Currently, Wolfgang is involved in studies on the impacts of the use of new energy carriers in aviation.