KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pilot Flying J and IdleAir have expanded their network partnership and are providing service at two more Pilot locations: Dalton, GA, and White Pine, TN. IdleAir now operates 23 locations in nine states. IdleAir will open additional sites in NJ, MN, and AZ this year with more sites in 2012.
IdleAir is offering Grand Opening pricing of $1.25/hr through Dec. 31, 2011.
According to Mark Hazelwood, Executive Vice President, Pilot, “We are pleased to offer IdleAir services on an increasing number of our locations nationwide. IdleAir has streamlined their pricing and services while still maintaining helpful representatives at our travel centers. Pilot Flying J strives to provide exceptional service at all of our locations and the IdleAir staff reinforce this goal through our growing partnership. We fully expect usage of the IdleAir system to increase which will result in cost savings and an improved quality of life for our customers.”
IdleAir helps America’s professional drivers sleep better and save money by providing heating/cooling, electricity, satellite TV, and Internet services at less than half the cost of idling.
Hazelwood added, “IdleAir is part of our effort to improve the health and well being of our customers with clean facilities, upgraded showers, and healthy food options. IdleAir’s service options provide an affordable idling alternative for our customers who do not choose to invest in APU's or who want electricity as an option to complement their existing on-board systems.”
Ethan Garber, CEO, IdleAir, said, “We’re pleased that the IdleAir network now includes 11 Pilot Flying J locations with plans to expand across the country. Our new locations feature redesigned layouts along the perimeter of the lots that maximize truck parking, while minimizing disruption to other drivers.
White Pine features an integrated 20kw 100% American manufactured solar panel array, which generates 50% of that IdleAir location’s daytime electricity needs. Our NJ site will feature a high speed charging station for electric vehicles.”
IdleAir supports American energy independence by using homegrown electric power.
For more information about Pilot Flying J, visit www.pilotflyingj.com.
About Pilot Flying J
Pilot Flying J is headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, and has more than 550 retail locations across North America. Pilot Flying J is also one of the nation's largest wholesale fuel providers, delivering over 500 million gallons of fuel to thousands of customers in 47 states and eight Canadian provinces. The company employs approximately 18,000 people and is the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America.
IdleAir is the largest provider of Truck Stop Electrification services at major travel centers. Customers can eliminate idling their engines or running their APU’s while enjoying powerful heating and air conditioning, 120v electricity, high-speed internet, and Satellite TV. At less than half the cost of idling, IdleAir helps drivers sleep better and save money while reducing emissions.
For more information visit www.idleair.com.
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