United: CEO Hospitalized, Company Operating 'normally'

United Continental Holdings Inc. said Friday its Chief Executive Oscar Munoz was admitted to a hospital Thursday, without giving further details. "Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and we are respecting their privacy," the airline said. The company continues to operate "normally," it said. Earlier Friday, The Wall Street Journal reported that Munoz had a heart attack and United executives were waiting to hear back from his family and doctors about the severity of the heart attack and then decide whether the company would need an interim leader. Shares of United Continental fell 2.9%.

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