The Network Analysis of Transportation
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 , 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.
KeywordsMajor Carrier Marginal Revenue Potential Number Schedule Effect Subgame Perfect Nash Equilibrium
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