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Major consolidations and a new player on the way for Dulles Airport car rentals. Advantage is out.

Michael Neibauer

A game of musical chairs is about to take place at Dulles International Airport. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board is expected this week to approve a series of seven-year contracts for vehicle rentals, resulting in a host of consolidations and one new entrant in the fold. Earlier this year, the MWAA board authorized authority staff to bid out new rental car concession contracts for four parcels — three larger sites and one smaller site.