Pilot Flying J

Pilot Flying J updates parking app

KNOXVILLE, TN - An updated smartphone application by Pilot Flying J will deliver real-time parking availability information to the truck stop's customers. The app called myPilot, developed in partnership with Sensys Networks, is being rolled out after 18 months of testing for accuracy and durability, the company says. Thirty Flying J locations across the I-5 corridor from San Diego to Seattle, and one location in Knoxville - where the company is headquartered - will feature the sensors that collect and distribute the parking information to commercial drivers.

Pilot Flying J ‘harvesting’ extra food for those in need

KNOXVILLE, TN - At the beginning of a season of giving, Pilot Flying J and Food Donation Connection (FDC) have announced a partnership to supply extra food items to local non-profits and food bank agencies to help families facing hunger next year. The largest operator of travel centers in North America said they will be participating in the Harvest Program, a nation-wide initiative in the United States to combat hunger in areas Pilot Flying J is located by 'harvesting' surplus food - such as hot PJ Fresh pizza slices, burgers and premium breakfast sandwiches - and safely prepare and freeze it for donation to local food banks and shelters.