Departing Air New Zealand chief executive won't rule out working for another airline after he leaves his job later this year.

Luxon's last official day is September 25 and he says he's had calls from overseas companies about possible jobs.

He wouldn't name them but says "I have lots of calls all the time."

While a bid for politics is most likely — he's taken advice from friend and Air New Zealand board member Sir John Key — for Luxon it's a question of timing.

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