Coffee’s on at BNA: Barista Parlor’s first airport café now open at Nashville International Airport

NASHVILLE – Drip. Pour over. Iced. Espresso. Now, BNA fliers can get their coffee on the go at the new Barista Parlor, a welcome addition serving signature brews and eats at its first airport café in Concourse C at Nashville International Airport (BNA).  

“We are very pleased to welcome Barista Parlor to our program at BNA. This is Nashville’s go-to spot where you can sip a cold brew and enjoy a made from scratch biscuit in a warm, inviting space,” says Matt Jennings, vice president of Fraport Tennessee, the developer and manager of the retail concessions program at BNA. “They not only pour a great cup of coffee, they also work with fellow Nashville artists, businesses, and artisans to enrich the café experience.”

Established in 2011 in Nashville, Barista Parlor seeks the betterment of coffee, emphasizing ethical sourcing, sweetness in roasting, and quality in every cup, from temperature to taste. With an ever-rotating seasonal selection, their signature coffees offer a sense of exploration.

The new airport café spans 650 square feet in a convenient walk-up coffee bar. Starring on the menu are hand-brewed coffees made to order; specialties like Bourbon Vanilla or Whiskey Caramel, a mix of espresso and milk with house-made syrup; plus, the exclusive Concorde Blend, available only at BNA. For eats, try the biscuits and pastries, from croissants and coffee cake to gluten-free muffins. 

“We are extremely excited to bring locally recognized Barista Parlor to the new concessions program,” adds Seth J. Merin, vice president of operations, Air Ventures LLC.  “We look forward to providing exceptional coffee and hospitality to the passengers who take flight at BNA for many years to come.”

Airport retail developer Fraport USA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fraport AG. The global airport company served travelers in 30 airports worldwide in 2019. Fraport USA operates award-winning programs in Baltimore/Washington, Cleveland, Nashville, New York-JFK’s Terminal 5, Newark-Terminal B, and Pittsburgh. 

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About Fraport USA®

Fraport USA is the developer and manager of the retail, food and beverage operations at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE), Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), JetBlue’s Terminal 5 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Nashville International Airport (BNA) and Newark Liberty International Airport’s (EWR) Terminal B. A leading airport concessions model in North America, Fraport USA’s projects rank among the highest for passenger spending and consistently receive accolades for innovation and customer service. For more information, visit Fraport USA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide. Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Fraport AG is active at some 30 airports on four continents around the globe. Visit Fraport AG at