Looking to add a new watch to your collection? Well, if you have R113 000.00 just lying around, and you are fortunately to be flying with Swiss International Air Lines on business or first class from Zurich, then you can get your hands on the new Navitimer SWISS Boeing 777 Limited Edition.
To mark the arrival in the SWISS fleet of the Boeing 777-300ER, and as a core element of the new partnership, Breitling has worked with SWISS to create an exclusive limited-edition version of its iconic Navitimer watch. Breitling became SWISS’s “Official On-Board Timekeeper” this year. As such, the company will have a strong presence on all SWISS flights, including those of its new fleet flagship, the Boeing 777-300ER. SWISS and Breitling share a passion for aviation, precision, and top Swiss quality.
In the special edition, which will be strictly limited to just 777 examples, the stainless-steel case will be combined with a black dial and a red second hand with a small aircraft at its tip. The exclusive Navitimer SWISS Boeing 777 Limited Edition will only be sold aboard SWISS flights at a price of CHF 7,077 (approximately R112 000,00 – subject to exchange rate fluctuations).
Danica Helfrich, Head of SWISS South Africa states that while the Johannesburg-Zurich route is not services by the Boeing 777 fleet as yet, South African’s will still have the opportunity to purchase one of these iconic limited edition timepieces. “SWISS offers direct flights between Johannesburg and Zurich, and provides one of the best regional hubs in Europe. Many of the international routes on to major destinations such as New York, Los Angeles, Montreal, and Tel Aviv, are serviced by the SWISS 777 fleet, and on these flights, the Navitimer SWISS Boeing 777 Limited Edition will be available for purchase. Those wishing to purchase the timepiece will need to order it online before departure at www.swiss-breitling.com”
As “The Airline of Switzerland”, SWISS embodies the country’s traditional values, and is committed to delivering the highest product and service quality. With its workforce of some 8,250 personnel, SWISS generated total operating income of CHF 5.2 billion in 2014.