Pilot Flying J partners with national brand Bass Pro Shops to sell products at a select travel center.
Pilot Flying J becomes an official partner of the SEC.
Pilot Flying J Truck Care launches roadside assistance and on-site repair and maintenance services for professional drivers.
The company operates the fourth-largest tanker fleet in the nation, with more than 1,000 trucks that travel more than 120 million miles per year delivering more than 8 billion gallons of fuel.
Pilot Flying J and Marathon Petroleum Speedway form partnership in the Southeast, adding 41 former Wilco Hess stores to the company's network.
The company steps out on the national stage as title sponsor of the Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol, the largest college football game in history featuring the University of Tennessee vs. Virginia Tech at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The company releases the new and improved myPilot app. Click
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Whitney Haslam Johnson, who joined the company in 2005, is named Chief Experience Officer. She also is appointed to the NATSO Foundation board of directors.
Will Haslam, who started working with the company in 2003, is named Director of Giving Back.
Pilot Flying J is named the No. 14 largest privately held company by Forbes and ranks No. 20 among U.S. franchisees by Franchise Times Magazine.
Pilot purchases CVC Capital Partners' investment in Pilot Flying J. Pilot's convenience store operations continue to be fully owned by Pilot Corporation.
The Haslam family announces a landmark gift of $50 million to the University of Tennessee-Knoxville College of Business Administration in honor of James Haslam II. For the first time in its 220-year history, UT names a college in recognition of an alumnus and donor: The James A. Haslam II College of Business.
Pilot Flying J partners with Mr. Fuel to add eight stores to the network.
Pilot Flying J launches a $50 million renovation project to remodel restrooms across its network with new tile and finishes, low water consumption fixtures, hand dryers and LED lighting.
Road Warrior contest launches to recognize professional drivers, thanking them for delivering more than 65% of goods in the U.S. and keeping the economy moving.
The company donates 10 percent of its proceeds from the sale of coffee and hot beverages on Veterans Day to the Fisher House Foundation. Pilot Flying J also serves as a Hero Sponsor of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society annual convention in Knoxville and gives free coffee for a year to the recipients.
Pilot Logistics Services merges with Thomas Petroleum to form Pilot Thomas Logistics.
PJ Fresh Marketplace launches to provide high-quality meals and grab-and-go food options, most of which are prepared in-store daily. It offers a variety of delicious, fresh food offerings, including pizza, soup, salads, homestyle meals, breakfast options and more.
The annual Pilot Pumpers event raises $86,200 for United Way of Greater Knoxville, marking a total contribution of over $1 million since the program's start. James Haslam II, James "Jimmy" Haslam III, Dee Haslam and Bill Haslam all have served the United Way as board chair and annual campaign chair.
Jimmy and Dee Haslam each receive the University of Tennessee Distinguished Alumni Award.
Pilot Flying J launches a $49 million project to remodel and upgrade travel center showers.
Jimmy and Dee Haslam purchase the Cleveland Browns NFL franchise.
Completing its investment started in fall 2010, BDT Capital Partners buys into Pilot Flying J as an investment partner.
Jimmy Haslam receives the University of Tennessee College of Business Administration's DistinguishedAlumni Award.
On July 1, Pilot Travel Centers LLC merges with Flying J Inc. to form Pilot Flying J. This historic event marks the merger of two of the best-known brands in the travel center industry. Combining Pilot Travel Centers' over 335 locations and Flying J's over 215 locations, newly formed Pilot Flying J's network includes more than 550 travel centers.
Pilot joins Twitter and YouTube and launches its first Facebook page.
Pilot Travel Centers is the 17th largest U.S. franchisee with 278 nationally recognized fast food restaurants, and with 151 locations, Pilot Travel Centers is the world's third largest Subway franchisee.
Pilot celebrates its 50th anniversary and donates $1 million to local parks in the company's hometown of Knoxville. In its 50th year, the company has 13,000 employees, 300 locations in 41 states and Canada and annual revenues of $16 billion.
Pilot Travel Centers buys out Marathon Petroleum's interest and adds CVC Capital Partners, a European private equity firm, as a partner in the business. Pilot Corporation retains 52.5 percent ownership of Pilot Travel Centers.
Pilot Travel Centers is named a finalist for a Corporate Citizenship Awardby the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center.
Operating 253 individual locations, Pilot Travel Centers is named the No. 13 largest restaurant franchisee in the country by Restaurant Finance Monitor. With 135 locations, Pilot Travel Centers becomes the world's largest Subway franchisee.
Pilot opens the company's first travel center in Canada.
Pilot Travel Centers acquires approximately 50 stores from Williams Travel Centers. Located in 15 states, the travel centers bring the company's total network to 250 travel centers nationwide.
Pilot reaches 177 stores, selling over 1.6 billion gallons of fuel.
Pilot has 164 stores, selling more than 1.4 billion gallons of fuel.
Pilot reaches 150 stores and ranks 99th on Forbes list of the 500 largest privately held companies.
After partnering with Louis Dreyfus in 1992 and expanding rapidly in the travel center business, Pilot acquires Dreyfus ownership.
With 100 convenience stores and total annual sales of $175 million, Pilot opens its 1st travel center in Corbin, Kentucky.
After working at Pilot stores throughout high school and college since 1973, Bill Haslam joins Pilot Corporation and its board of directors following his graduation from Emory University.
Pilot grows to 101 stores with annual fuel sales of about 117 million gallons.
After working at Pilot stores throughout high school and college since 1969, Jimmy Haslam joins Pilot Corporation, and then in December marries Dee Bagwell Haslam who later becomes a partner in the business.
James A. "Jim" Haslam II opens 1st Pilot on Nov. 20 in Gate City, Virginia, paying $6,000 for an existing location. Gas costs 27.9 cents per gallon.