Pilot is now Plane!
We've changed our name to Plane. Plus, more big changes ahead.
Published on May 19, 2023
Pilot is now called Plane! We’ve been planning this change for a while, because there are a few other companies called Pilot – and you sometimes had a hard time telling us apart. Our mission and everything else the Pilot brand stood for stay the same, we’ve just landed on a new name! Below, we've answered some FAQs about this change. Also, read on for details about a live online event we're holding on May 25th about The Future of Payroll and HR.
Frequently asked questions
How does the new domain of plane.com affect customers and users?Pilot.co pages now automatically redirect to plane.com ones. For admins, managers, contractors, and employees, manage.pilot.co and work.pilot.co will both redirect to id.plane.com. Because all pilot.co webpages are automatically redirected, you can still go to pilot.co pages first, so any of your current bookmarks will still work.
What will happen to pilot.co email addresses?The emails you see from us will start coming from Plane, but if you email us using our pilot.co emails, those will still work.
I’m paid through Pilot. Does anything change?No, your payments or payroll won’t be affected, and neither will your contract. All our entities will keep their existing names, but you may start to see the name Plane pop up on your bank statements.
What about Pilot’s legal entity name?For now, we’ll continue to operate as Pilot Platform Inc, and this is the legal name that you will see on invoices and contracts alongside our new Plane branding.
You're invited! Join our live event on The Future of Payroll & HR
Join us for a live online event on Thursday, May 25th, at 1PM ET / 10AM PT. We'll discuss the evolution of remote work and the state of payroll and HR, plus announce big changes to our platform.The presenters will be Plane CEO Matt Drozdzynski, Head of People Irene Chao, and Head of Product Rob Lee. They'll discuss:
- The future of payroll & HR
- Lessons learned by Matt and Irene from helping 1000+ startups scale people operations
- Our launch — and a live walkthrough — of an all-in-one people platform that allows you to pay US & international employees and contractors and have one single source of truth for HR