Original vintage travel advertising poster published in Italian promoting Il Cairo / Cairo in Egypt by Middle East Airlines MEA, a British Overseas Airways Corporation BOAC associate. Colourful artwork by the French painter and graphic artist Jacques Auriac (1922-2003) featuring palm trees in the foreground by the Nile with a felucca sailing boat on the river and a plane flying over the pyramids against a bright pink and red background, the title and the M.E.A logo above and the rest of the text below. Founded in 1945 with the support of BOAC, Middle East Airlines (Air Liban S.A.L.) is the national flag carrier of Lebanon based in Beirut. Printed in France by Ets De La Vasselais, Imp. Paris. Good condition, creases, small tears, folds and cracks in margins. Country: France, year: 1960s, artist: Jacques Auriac, size (cm): 81x53.