Longines announces the creation of the Longines Lindbergh Award for an adventurer or pioneer
Saint-Imier (Switzerland), June 16, 2017 - On June 16, 1927, Charles Lindbergh receives a $25,000 prize in New York from Raymond Orteig, awarded for his non-stop flight between New York and Paris and timed by Longines. 90 years later, Longines decides to celebrate this achievement by creating a $25,000 prize, awarded each year to an adventurer or pioneer who has achieved a feat in his field, all in the spirit of elegance and performance dear to the brand. This award will be presented for the first time in New York on May 21, 2018, the anniversary of the arrival of the famous aviator in Paris.
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