For the turkey: In a small bowl, mix together the salt, garlic, sage, and sugar. Rub all over the turkey inside and out. Place in the refrigerator uncovered for 8 hours.
Preheat air fryer to 350 degrees. Remove turkey from the fridge, rinse and pat dry.
In a small bowl, mix together the oil, thyme, rosemary, garlic, and fennel. Loosen the skin of the turkey breast and rub the oil herb mixture under. Rub remaining oil on top and in the cavity. Cook for 2 hours.
For the gravy: Heat the butter in a medium-sized saucepot. Add the flour and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Slowly whisk in the apple cider and chicken stock. Stir in the sage. Bring to a boil and turn down to a simmer. Cook while stirring until thick, about 7 to 10 minutes.
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