United Airlines CEO hospitalized

October 16, 2015 5:26 PM

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Oscar Munoz, the recently installed CEO of United Airlines, was hospitalized Thursday after an unspecified ailment, the airline announced Friday.

The airline said in a statement that it was notified about the action by Munoz's family. "In the meantime, we are continuing to operate normally," the airline said in a statement. United's stock was down 2.8% in afternoon trading.

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