Fort Wayne, Indiana is a great place to live, but traveling anywhere from Fort Wayne can be problematic. That was Barry LaBov’s dilemma when he opened the doors of his small marketing
communications firm, LaBov Advertising, Marketing and Training, in 1980.
Nestled in the rolling hillsides near the Helderberg Mountains 150 miles north of New York City is the hamlet of Westerlo, New York, home to Hannay Reels.
East Hampton, New York, located on the southern tip of Long Island, is a two- to three-hour drive to the New York-area airports. That didn’t deter Andrew Sabin, chairman of Sabin Metal Corporation, the largest privately owned precious-metal refiner and recycler in the U.S., from establishing the head office of his 70-year old company in this small village. “I came out here as a quality of life decision,” says Sabin.
Longer lines, overbooked flights and rampant delays are increasingly making private aviation an economical alternative to commercial air travel.