The Network Analysis of Transportation

Part of the New Frontiers in Regional Science: Asian Perspectives book series (NFRSASIPER, volume 13)


Since the deregulation of the airline market in 1978, airline networks have rapidly changed. During this time, regional carriers and low-cost carriers (LCCs) have entered or exited airline markets. According to Bamberger and Carlton [1], in 2003, LCCs other than Southwest entered 38 hub routes and 31 non-hub routes (Southwest entered only two non-hub routes). In the same year, major carriers entered 76 own hub routes, 40 other hub routes, and 216 non-hub routes.


Major Carrier Marginal Revenue Potential Number Schedule Effect Subgame Perfect Nash Equilibrium 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EducationKagoshima UniversityKagoshima cityJapan

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