KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Locally based Pilot Flying J had a busy January, as the chain opened three new locations to start the year.
The travel center operator welcomed customers to the Pilot Travel Center in Marion, N.C., on Jan. 18. The location's amenities include 10 gasoline fueling positions and seven diesel lanes with high-speed pumps for quicker refueling; a Subway restaurant; casual food offerings such as sandwiches, fresh salads and hot dogs; and premium coffee and cappuccino selections.
Pilot Flying J also celebrated the opening of the Pilot Travel Center in Schulenburg, Texas, on Jan. 19. This location's amenities include 20 fueling positions and eight diesel lanes with high-speed pumps; expanded RV amenities, including three RV lanes and a sanitary dump station; PJ Fresh fast-casual food offerings; and premium coffee and cappuccino selections.
The Schulenburg travel center also features a Taco Bell, Cinnabon and Auntie Anne's Pretzels. Of the more than 650 Pilot Travel Centers and Flying J Travel Plazas operating across North America, this location is the first to house an Auntie Anne's Pretzels.
Earlier in the month, Pilot Flying J opened the doors to the Flying J Travel Plaza in Whitecourt, Alberta, Canada. Amenities here include eight fueling positions and five diesel lanes with high-speed pumps; fresh food offerings; and premium coffee and cappuccino selections. This facility is Pilot Flying J's 26th location in Canada.