FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dec. 3, 2012
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New Pilot Travel Center Brings 66 Local Jobs, Restaurant, Merchandise To Moss Point Residents
Pilot Flying J recently opened a Pilot Travel Center in Moss Point, Miss., featuring full amenities for area residents and the motoring public while adding 66 local jobs and other economic benefits to the community.
Located off Interstate 10 at exit 69 at 6705 Highway 63, the travel center offers Moss Point residents many amenities, including:
- 10 diesel lanes and 12 gasoline lanes with high-speed pumps for quicker refueling;
- two RV fuel lanes along with bulk propane and an RV dump station;
- Moe’s Southwest Grill;
- expanded food offerings to include pizza, salads, sandwiches and hot dogs;
- premium coffee and cappuccino selections; and
- general merchandise for quick shopping needs.
“We hope that Moss Point area residents will enjoy the convenience and amenities of our new Pilot Travel Center,” said Jimmy Haslam, chairman of Pilot Flying J. “We’re proud that our new travel center will serve this community through products and services as well as contribute to the local economy. And, we'll fill the needs of professional drivers carrying goods to communities across North America.”
The new facility is Pilot Flying J's 9th in Mississippi and the 656th overall in North America. It is expected to contribute more than $2.6 million annually in state and local tax revenue.
“We invite Moss Point residents to visit our new location. Our staff takes great pride in providing the quality service our guests deserve,” said Jennifer Davis, general manager for the Moss Point travel center.
As with all other Pilot Flying J locations, the Moss Point Pilot Travel Center honors the MyRewards loyalty card, through which members can earn in-store retail and restaurant discounts.
The combined network of over 650 Pilot travel centers and Flying J travel plazas across North America serves more than 1.3 million customers daily.
About Pilot Flying J
Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America, is committed to making life better for professional drivers. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., Pilot Flying J has more than 650 retail locations. The Pilot Flying J network provides drivers with access to more than 65,000 parking spaces for trucks, 4,400 showers and 4,000 diesel lanes, with more than 2,200 offering DEF at the pump. Pilot Flying J is currently ranked No. 6 on Forbes' list of America's Largest Private Companies. Visit www.pilotflyingj.com for more information.