• New Release (January 11, 2022) Grand re-opening of Pilot Travel Center in Laplace, Louisiana after Hurricane Ida damge

    Grand re-opening of Pilot Travel Center in LaPlace, Louisiana after Hurricane Ida damage
     
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (January 11, 2022) – Pilot Company announced today the grand re-opening of a Pilot Travel Center in LaPlace, Louisiana following the destruction and severe flooding caused by Hurricane Ida. The newly remodeled Pilot Travel Center features a fully modernized facility with enhanced amenities for professional truck drivers, area residents and the traveling public.
     
    “It’s been a long road to recovery for the community of LaPlace over these past few months since Hurricane Ida, but this community and our team members continue to demonstrate their resiliency,” said Jason Nordin, chief operator of Pilot Company. “Knowing the importance of bringing back essential services to the area, we worked to restore fueling and store operations as swiftly as possible until we could fully remodel the store. It’s an honor to celebrate this grand re-opening with the community of LaPlace and to make a contribution to the local school district.”
     
    The renovated Pilot Travel Center at 4301 South Main Street includes several upgrades and offers many amenities, including:

    • 12 gasoline fueling positions and 10 diesel lanes with high-speed pumps for quicker refueling
    • Grab-and-go food offerings including roller grills, nachos, and an array of hot and cold packaged sandwiches and snacks. 
    • Subway
    • Dunkin’ Donuts Express
    • Pilot’s Best Gourmet Coffees, including bean-to-cup selections and cold brew
    • 8 showers
    • 113 truck parking spots
    • Driver’s lounge
    • Public laundry
    • Updated interior and expanded beverage selection
    • Upgraded technology for faster check-outs
    • Everyday products for quick shopping needs
     
    Pilot Company has a long history of giving back as part of its commitment to fueling life’s journeys and is donating $5,000 to benefit St. John the Baptist Parish Public Schools.
     
    Guests can find nearby locations, plan their stops and save money at Pilot and Flying J locations with the myRewards PlusTM app, including a 3-cent gas or auto diesel discount and exclusive in-app deals*. Military community members are also eligible for a year-round 10% discount on food and beverages* once validated with ID.me in the myRewards PlusTM app. Professional truck drivers can use the myRewards PlusTM app to reserve showers and parking, mobile fuel, and earn up to four points* per commercial diesel gallon faster than any other travel center rewards program.
     
    To learn more about Pilot Flying J, visit pilotflyingj.com