(MENAFN - AFP) United Continental's chief Oscar Munoz will be returning full-time to the company March 14 after a sick leave, United said on Sunday.
Munoz, 56, was admitted to a hospital for emergency care in October. US media have reported that he had a heart transplant.
Munoz had just taken over from Jeffery Smisek when he took ill.
United Continental Holdings is the number three airline by traffic, behind American and Delta.