Pilot Flying J

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Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Pilot Flying J is the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America with more than 650 locations throughout the United States and Canada and employee more than 24,000 team members. Pilot Flying J services over a million customers every day. 

As the No. 1 seller of over-the-road diesel fuel in the nation, Pilot Flying J is ranked No. 7 among America’s Largest Private Companies by Forbes, and in addition, was ranked #37 on the Transport Topics’ Top 100 Private Carriers list in 2013.

Pilot Flying J is not merely a travel center or a convenience store, but it’s a large retail and food operation, and matches big-box stores in retail revenue and food service sales. Pilot Flying J was ranked #13 by Restaurant Finance Monitor’s “Monitor 200 Report,” and named in the “50 Most Influential Franchisees in the World” by Nation’s Restaurant News.

HQKnoxville, US
Employee Ratings3

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2019)28,000(+17%)
Job Openings5,455
Revenue (Y, 2018)$21.2 B(-7%)
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Key People/Management at Pilot Flying J

James A. Haslam

James A. Haslam

Founder and Chairman
Jimmy Haslam

Jimmy Haslam

Ken Parent

Ken Parent

Kristin Seabrook

Kristin Seabrook

Chief Legal Counsel
Mike Rodgers

Mike Rodgers

Chief Strategy and Information Officer
Whitney Haslam Johnson

Whitney Haslam Johnson

Chief Experience Officer
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Pilot Flying J Office Locations

Pilot Flying J has an office in Knoxville
Knoxville, US (HQ)
5508 Lonas Dr
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Pilot Flying J Financials and Metrics

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Pilot Flying J Revenue

Pilot Flying J's revenue was reported to be $21.20 b in Y, 2018

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Pilot Flying J News and Updates

Celebrate Pi Day with Pizza Pies from Pilot Flying J

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Pi Day on March. 14, Pilot Flying J, the largest network of travel centers in North America, is dishing out deep discounts on its pizzeria-quality pies: Guests can access an offer for $5 off whole pizzas now until March 15...

Pilot Flying J Grows Loyalty Program

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Pilot Flying J, the Tennessee-based travel center chain, is increasing mobile loyalty participation and penetration thanks to cloud-based data management, reports Chain Store Age.read more

Pilot Flying J Extends Parental Leave

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Pilot Flying J is now providing its 28,000-person workforce with a new gender-neutral parental leave program, reports Benefit News.read more

Pilot Flying J Invites Guests to Celebrate Coffee Day with Free Coffee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate National Coffee Day on Sept. 29 with a free cup of the "best coffee on the interstate" from Pilot Flying J. Guests who download or open the Pilot Flying J app on Sept. 29 will find an exclusive offer to redeem one free hot or iced...

Pilot Flying J Announces $10,000 Grand Prize Winner of 2019 Road Warrior Contest

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilot Flying J announced the winners of its sixth annual Road Warrior contest on September 9, hosting a surprise celebration for the $10,000 grand prize winner as part of the company's kick off to National Truck Driver Appreciation Week....

Pilot Flying J Invites Guests to 'Relish' National Hot Dog Day

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Relish today and "ketchup" tomorrow by taking a break to savor a free hot dog from Pilot Flying J in celebration of National Hot Dog Day on July 17. Guests who download or open the Pilot Flying J app on July 17, will find an exclusive offer...
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Pilot Flying J Blogs

Drive Away With More Points: Push4Points

Professional drivers, did you know you could be earning more points every month with the tap of a button? We appreciate your hard work and want to reward you with more points to save money on the road. Push4Points in the Pilot Flying J app is here to help you do just that! Download the...

Change for change: Round-up for Habitat for Humanity

Home means more now than it ever has. Our homes have become more than just a place to live – they are our safe zone and, for many, now a school and an office. Decent shelter is something we all need to thrive, especially through difficult times like these, and affordable housing plays a critical...

In This Together: Our Promise to Team Members and Guests

The trucking industry has been essential to keeping North America moving. It wouldn’t be possible without the hard work and dedication of the many essential workers, including our team members, professional drivers, fleets and suppliers. We appreciate you and promise to do our best to provide a safe…

Heroes Don’t Take A Break: 24/7 Day

Heroes don’t take a break, but we do hope they will stop in for a free drink with us! We want to thank all of the heroes serving communities across the country for their continuous hard work to keep us safe and healthy. On July 24, as part of NACS Foundation 24/7 day, we are...

Road Warrior Weekly Sweepstakes Winners: Advice From the Road

A few weeks ago, we kicked off our seventh annual Road Warrior contest. We’ve received thousands of nominations for hard working professional drivers that keep the world moving forward. We will announce the grand prize, second place and third place winners in a few short weeks – so stay tuned! We ar…

Beat the Heat With Our A/C Service Special

Summer has finally arrived and so has the extreme heat. Is your A/C not working as hard as you? Well, you’re in luck! Pro Drivers: The road is tough, especially if you can’t escape the heat. Our Pilot Flying J Truck Care team is here to help you stay cool and save money with myRewards...
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Pilot Flying J Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Pilot Flying J founded?

    Pilot Flying J was founded in 1958.

  • Who are Pilot Flying J key executives?

    Pilot Flying J's key executives are James A. Haslam, Jimmy Haslam and Ken Parent.

  • How many employees does Pilot Flying J have?

    Pilot Flying J has 28,000 employees.

  • What is Pilot Flying J revenue?

    Latest Pilot Flying J annual revenue is $21.2 b.

  • What is Pilot Flying J revenue per employee?

    Latest Pilot Flying J revenue per employee is $757.1 k.

  • Who are Pilot Flying J competitors?

    Competitors of Pilot Flying J include Giant Eagle, Tops Markets and Japan Centre.

  • Where is Pilot Flying J headquarters?

    Pilot Flying J headquarters is located at 5508 Lonas Dr, Knoxville.

  • Where are Pilot Flying J offices?

    Pilot Flying J has an office in Knoxville.

  • How many offices does Pilot Flying J have?

    Pilot Flying J has 1 office.