Oris Aviators’ Basel Mission reaches Oman

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Oris Aviators’ Basel Mission reaches Oman

Oris showcases the new Baselworld 2015 collection at Oman Automobile Association

The Oris Aviators Team led by Karim Gerber, Oris’s Middle East Region Manager and ex-Swiss Air

Force pilot Paul Ruppeiner has landed in Muscat to showcase along with Khimji’s Watches its luxurious and gorgeous Oris’s Baselworld 2015 collection.

The Oris team has reached Oman after having flown to Grenchen in Switzerland, Thessaloniki and Crete in Greece, Cairo and Hurghada in Egypt, Jeddah and Ryiadh in Saudi Arabia. It is displaying the Baselworld 2015 collections for Khimji’s Watches clients at the Oman Automobile Association. Already a well-knwon name for quality and efficiency, Khimji’s Watches is the brand’s partner in Oman.

In a unique Oris Aviators’ Basel Mission from April 15 to May 8, 2015 the Oris team is flying the brand’s new collection in an Oris-branded two-seater Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainer to 8 countries in the Middle East and the Mediterranean region. These countries include Greece, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Oman, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait.

Mr. Karim Gerber, Oris’s Middle East Region Manager, looks forward with confidence: ‘‘Having

presented our collections in few countries, we are excited about our mission in Oman. The support that Khimji’s Watches team has extended to us is invaluable. We are proud to have them as our partners“.

Mr. Anil Khimji, Director, Khimji Ramdas, too expresses happiness: “We are delighted to welcome the Oris team in Oman. Oris has really adopted a unique way to showcase the brand collections. It befits a brand like Oris that is closely connected with the world of aviation. Similarly Oris has a huge passion for the fast paced world of motorsport and that is the reason behind our association with the Oman Automobile Association that will be used as the venue for all Oris related events.“

The Oman Automobile Association (OAA) was founded in 1979 and located in Seeb airport heights. The association is affiliated with the federation internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), the governing body for world motorsports and alliance intentionale de tourisme (AIT) which aims to standardize the issuing of international driving licenses and Carnet De Passages around the world. In addition to (FIM) which is the governing association of cyclists around the world. The aim of the association is to develop and promote motor sports discipline and activities around the Sultanate by organizing different motor sports activities such as Rally, karting, Motocross, sprint races, Drift and many more.

About Oris:
For over a hundred years, Oris has been synonymous with legendary watchmaking in Switzerland. Oris watches are purely mechanical and are unique because of their distinctive design as well as the red rotor, the symbol of Oris mechanicals. Secure in its intimate knowledge of the likes and dislikes of its clientele, Oris has presented models like the Pointer, with an unusual sweep calendar hand, the Complication, the Worldtimer and Rectangular. Oris watches are also a symbol of iconic class as celebrities from Formula One, diving, jazz, aviation and Hollywood queue up to wear and support these unique creations.

About Khimji’s Watches:
Set up in 1973, Khimji’s Watches is one of Muscat’s leading franchisees for luxury watches,jewellery, accessories and writing instruments. The showroom is located at Way No. 3036, Building No. 2825, Al Ufouq Building, Shatti Al Qurum, Muscat. Khimji’s Watches offers a range of global designs from world’s best brands such as Rolex, Cartier, Chopard, Piaget, Mikimoto, Girard Perregaux, Tudor, Oris, Frederique Constant, Bell&Ross, Caran d’Ache and the recently launched Kieninger clocks.