Breitling DC-3 to circle the globe, with four stops across the Middle East

Middle East airplane enthusiasts and Breitling collectors have something special to look forward to, since Breitling’s DC-3 aircraft is scheduled to make stops in the region as part of a global tour. The tour takes place between March and September, and is in honour of the Breitling DC-3’s 77th birthday. Breitling will celebrate the tour with a 500-piece limited edition Navitimer.

Over 16,000 DC-3 aircraft were produced, today fewer than 150 still fly.

Over 16,000 DC-3 aircraft were produced, today fewer than 150 still fly.

Breitling and Skydive Dubai perform stunning aerobatics show

The passion for aviation and adventure is shared by Breitling and Skydive Dubai, and the six month old partnership has resulted in a stunning new aerobatics film, shot over our beautiful home, Dubai. The picture below should give you a taste of the action but the short film itself (scroll down) is a masterstroke.

The Breitling and Skydive Dubai teams put on a breathtaking show.

The Breitling and Skydive Dubai teams put on a breathtaking show.

Introducing the Breitling Avenger Bandit

Breitling has just extended its Avenger collection with the launch of its Avenger Bandit. The independent Swiss brand says that its new timepiece embodies daring feats and extreme missions, the sort of things that are part of everyday life on an aircraft carrier.

The Avenger collection is one of Breitling's staples, and consists of sporty watches.

The Avenger collection is one of Breitling’s staples, and consists of sporty watches.

Breitling has a dedicated hangar at the Dubai Mall

Tool watch specialist Breitling has become the latest brand to establish a dedicated boutique at the prestigious Dubai Mall. The 130-year old independent brand’s new hangar is located close to the mall’s main entrance, between the Grand Atrium and the Bloomingdale Atrium, alongside watch brands such as Audemars Piguet, Richard Mille, and Vacheron Constantin. The new boutique is Breitling’s fourth dedicated boutique in Dubai.

The boutique was officially opened on October 18.

The boutique was officially opened on October 18.