SABENA Africa Route Map
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This is a striking mid-century travel poster / map of showing the routes of Sabena Airlines throughout Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. This vintage lithograph map was created by Claude Dohet in 1950 and printed by Linsino [Brussels, Belgium.]
The routes delineated in the map show the two main hubs of Sabena to be Brussels with Stanleville (now Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo) with a large number of other destinations around and between them. SABENA which is an acronym for Societé Anonyme Belge d'Exploitation de la Navigation Aérienne, ("Belgian Corporation for Air Navigation Services") as the national airline of Belgium from 1923 to 2001, with its base at Brussels National Airport.