Airlines, Banks And Other Companies Across The World Hit In Latest Web Outage

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Virgin Australia was one of several major companies to be hit with technical issues Thursday that impacted websites and mobile applications for airlines, banks and other corporations. Rick Rycroft/AP

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Several major companies, financial institutions and airlines from the U.S. to Australia and Hong Kong suffered brief online outages Thursday due to a third party IT provider.

The outage appeared to impact each company’s website and mobile applications. Internet monitoring websites including ThousandEyes and Downdetector.com showed disruptions across the world.

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