Several high-profile websites including HSBC, Airbnb and British Airways hit by outages The websites of several high-profile companies including HSBC, Airbnb and British Airways appear to have been hit by outages. Massive internet outage: FedEx, Delta and McDonald's go downA sweeping internet disruption on Thursday briefly took out a wide range of major corporate websites — from FedEx and Delta Airlines to HSBC and McDonald's. Internet outages reported as Akamai probes problemDisruption came just weeks after Akamai was at the heart of a major online outage Banks, brokerages, PSN, the Steam Store, and more are down in massive internet outageSites and service providers are looking for a fix. Websites hit by global outageDozens of hugely popular websites have been knocked offline. PlayStation and Steam have both just stopped workingUsers are unable to play or purchase games online Dozens of websites go down in a widespread internet outage.The outage affected a range of companies, including American Express, Amazon and Delta Air Lines. Websites of airlines, banks, tech companies back online after brief global outageSeveral airlines, banks and technology websites were coming back online on Thursday afternoon after a brief outage, the third such widespread incident noted in just a span of two months, raising alarms across social media.