A smaller network carrier (hub and spoke airline) is considering expanding its product by adding a new route connecting its hub with the “fortress hub” of a global network carrier (see Doganis sections 9.6 & 9.7).
In this discussion forum, address the following:
Choose any one of the topics below and discuss its applicability to the entry decision.
-Predatory Pricing to Lessen Competition
-Raising Rivals’ Costs to Lessen Competition
-Price Discrimination as a Strategic Tool
-Penetration Pricing to Overcome Network Effects
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