PHILADELPHIA — August 9, 2017 — Travelers passing through Concourse A-East at the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) can now enjoy the aroma of freshly brewed coffee from Philly favorite La Colombe. MarketPlace PHL and La Colombe will celebrate the opening with a special ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, August 15, at 10 a.m.

La Colombe is a U.S. coffee roaster and retailer headquartered in Philadelphia. The company has steadily grown and has five cafes throughout the city, as well as locations in Boston, Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C. La Colombe has plans to continue its expansion over the next several years, which includes opening a second location at PHL in Concourse E.

“Travelers looking for a great cup of coffee are in for treat at La Colombe. Whether it’s your morning cup before take-off, a mid-day cup to keep your engines going or a long awaited taste of home after a return flight, there is something for everyone,” said Mel Hannah, vice president and general manager of MarketPlace PHL. “Our partnership with La Colombe provides travelers with easy access to one of the best cups of coffee in the city, while providing La Colombe with access to the thousands of travelers that pass through the airport each day.”

MarketPlace PHL offers merchants premium opportunities to better service their customers with more than 183,000 square feet of dedicated concession space and a robust roster of high-quality retailers including luxury name brands and high-end dining. Travelers at PHL have more than 170 shopping and dining options. For more information about MarketPlace PHL, please visit
MarketPlace PHL, LLC, is the private partner with the City of Philadelphia in the management of the food and retail program throughout Philadelphia International Airport. The award-winning program consists of over 170 stores, restaurants and services, featuring regional, national and international brands as well as local Philadelphia favorites. MarketPlace also manages approximately 20 specialty carts and kiosks throughout all seven terminals. MarketPlace PHL, LLC, is a partnership between MarketPlace Development, a Boston-based airport retail development firm, and LeJeune & Associates, a Philadelphia-based retail development, management and consulting firm. For more information, visit

Garrett Allen
For MarketPlace PHL
267-932-8760 ext. 303