FlightSafety International announced Steven Loranger has joined the company as a senior advisor to the CEO. He was most recently CEO and president of Xylem Inc. following his service as chairman, president and CEO of ITT Corp. for seven years.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines named René de Groot as COO.

Boeing promoted Donna Hrinak to president-Latin America.

Hawaiian Airlines has appointed Gai Tyrrell to regional director-Australia and New Zealand, based in Sydney. In this newly created position, Tyrrell will be responsible for overseeing all commercial activities and product distribution in Hawaiian Airlines’ fast-growing Australia and New Zealand markets.

CTC Aviation has appointed Tom Lippincott as COO-USA. He has an extensive background in military, commercial airline and general aviation operations, as well as aircraft maintenance and sales and has a deep knowledge of international business and cultures. Lippincott will be based at CTC Aviation’s Crew Training Center-Phoenix and is focusing upon both leading the team there, and developing the company’s US operations to service both existing and new high growth markets.