As SAA gears up to report its first profit in several years, its new interim chair, Derek Hanekom, says the airline plans to add routes to African destinations  and lease more aircraft as part of a turnaround strategy.  

This week, public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan announced the appointment of Hanekom, a former tourism minister, as the chair of an interim eight-member board.  In an interview on Thursday, the ANC veteran said the plan  this year was to expand  routes and find a way  to lease additional planes...

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