IHOP Debuts First Airport Location
October 03, 2013
Glendale, Calif.-based DineEquity Inc. has opened its first-ever airport location at Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. The “IHOP Express” is run by franchisee Global Concessions Inc. and serves a variety of menu items. Located in the Main Terminal Food Court before the security checkpoints, the “IHOP Express” is approximately 3,000 sq. ft. with a seating capacity for 120 guests. The airport location marks a step in the company’s continued expansion into non-traditional venues, like airports and colleges. DineEquity Inc. operates 3,500 restaurants in 18 countries under the Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP brands. There are currently 1,593 IHOP restaurants in 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Canada, Guatemala, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the United Arab Emirates, the Philippines and the U.S. Virgin Islands.