Società Anonima Navigazione Aerea

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SANA's Do X Alessandro Guidoni.

Società Anonima Navigazione Aerea (abbreviated SANA) was an Italian airline established 1925 in Genoa, concentrating on flying boat routes in the western Mediterranean area.

The initial route, Genoa, Rome, Naples, Palermo was started on April 7, 1926. The seaplanes utilized were built in Marina di Pisa under license from Dornier.

In 1934, the airline merged with Aero Espresso Italiana, Società Italiana Servizi Aerei (SISA) and Società Aerea Mediterranea (SAM), to form Ala Littoria, the pre-war national airline of Italy.


  • Dornier Do J "Wal" (12 passengers, 19 aircraft)
  • Dornier Do R "Super Wal" (12 passengers, 6 aircraft)
  • Dornier Do X (66 passengers, 2 aircraft)

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