USA. HMSHost has partnered with J.Q. Enterprises and RSI Group to open a Chick-fil-A at Little Rock Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport.

The post-security restaurant, which specialises in chicken sandwiches, nuggets, salads and milkshakes, is part of ongoing dining redevelopment efforts at the airport.

Chick-fil-A’s Clinton National Airport opening is celebrated with an official opening day ribbon cutting. From left to right: RSI Group Managing Partner Teressa Holloway; RSI Group President and CEO Pamela Mobley; HMSHost Vice President of Business Development Michael Price; Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission Vice Chairman Gus Vratsinas; Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission Chairman Jesse Mason; J.Q. Enterprises President Sheldon B. Poole; Clinton National Airport Executive Director Ron Mathieu; Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission Commissioner Meredith Catlett; Clinton National Airport Deputy Executive Director Bryan Malinowski; Chick-fil-A Owner/Operator Chenal & Markham locations Joshua Burnett and the Chick-fil-A ‘Eat Mor Chikin’ Cow.

HMSHost Vice President Business Development Michael Price said: “Chick-fil-A has built its reputation on legendary customer service and HMSHost is proud to serve its freshly made food for Clinton National travellers to enjoy.

“This opening represents an important milestone for the dining upgrade projects in the airport’s renovation plan and HMSHost thanks the airport for their partnership in bringing Chick-fil-A to travellers.”

The Chick-fil-A ‘Eat More Chikin’ cow proved popular both with customers and staff members.

Clinton National Airport Executive Director Ronald Mathieu commented: “Chick-fil-A is one of Little Rock’s most popular restaurants. We’re excited to work with HMSHost to bring this choice to our passengers as well as make upgrades to other food and beverage choices.”

HMSHost operates several Chick-fil-A restaurants in airports across North America. Its dining upgrades at Clinton National are part an extension awarded in 2017 and included a new Chili’s Grill & Bar and the remodelling of the Burger King.