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VAN NUYS, Calif. / March 22, 2024 / AVIATION NEWS – Castle & Cooke Aviation, a premier provider of full FBO services, proudly announces the appointment of Gregory Wain as the new general manager of its Van Nuys (KVNY) FBO.

With an illustrious career spanning over three decades in real estate property management, Wain brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new role.

Wain’s journey in property management began in 1984 when he acquired both a Real Estate License and a Broker’s License. Over the years, he has effectively managed a diverse portfolio of commercial and residential properties, demonstrating his proficiency in overseeing complex operations and fostering sustainable growth.

Prior to joining Castle & Cooke Aviation, Wain served as property manager and general manager for Santa Monica Airport’s Supermarine (KSMO)—which became Atlantic Aviation in 2005—for nearly three decades. During his tenure, he managed more than 350,000 square feet of office space and 77 hangars, overseeing iconic establishments such as The Museum of Flying, DC3 Restaurant and American Golf Company Headquarters. Under his leadership, the FBO flourished as a hub of aviation excellence and hospitality—this experience will undoubtedly translate well to his new role with Castle & Cooke Aviation.

Tony Marlow, president of aviation operations and business development at Castle & Cooke Aviation, expressed his warm welcome to Wain: “We are thrilled to have Gregory join our team as the general manager of our Van Nuys FBO. His extensive background in FBO general management and property management, along with his dedication to exceptional customer service, align perfectly with our company’s values of nonstop excellence and nonstop elegance.”

Wain’s approach to customer service is deeply rooted in building strong relationships with tenants and employees alike. He believes in prioritizing personalized experiences, ensuring that every interaction exceeds expectations. His commitment to fostering a collaborative and supportive environment reflects Castle & Cooke Aviation’s ethos of delivering unparalleled service to its clientele.

In his new role, Wain will lead the Van Nuys FBO team in upholding the highest standards of service excellence and operational efficiency. With his visionary leadership and proven track record, Castle & Cooke Aviation is poised to elevate the aviation experience for all its customers.



Castle & Cooke Aviation is a part of the David H. Murdock family of companies. Castle & Cooke, Inc. and its affiliated companies represent a diversified business portfolio that in addition to private aviation services includes the development and ownership of residential and commercial real estate.

Contact Castle & Cooke Aviation: Tony Marlow, President of Aviation Operations & Business Development, 808-548-2948, [email protected],,,,,



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