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Global Mail Observer

The Global Mail Observer e-newsletter provides you bi-weekly with current and upcoming events that may affect the delivery of your mail and parcels around the world.
Germany 16 to 18 Aug 15 Flight Disruptions at Frankfurt Airport: Maintenance work on the center runway at Frankfurt Airport has been postponed and will now start on August 16. The work should be completed within 72 hours. For the duration of the action delays and occasional flight cancellations are to be expected.
Ecuador 17 Aug State of Emergency following increased activity in the Cotopaxi volcano. The volcanic ash rain also affected the capital Quito. Air traffic disruptions might be possible.
India 18 Aug Maharashtra: Parsi New Year - Regional Holiday
Estonia 20 Aug Independence Restoration Day - National Holiday
Hungary 20 Aug National Day - National Holiday
Morocco 20 Aug Revolution Day - National Holiday
Spain 21 Aug Malaga: Strike of baggage handlers could affect air traffic at Malaga airport.
Hungary 21 Aug Public Holiday - National Holiday
Morocco 21 Aug King Mohammed's Birthday - National Holiday
Philippines 21 Aug Ninoy Aquino Day - National Holiday
United States 21 Aug Hawaii: Statehood Day - Regional Holiday
Ukraine 24 Aug Independence Day - National Holiday
Uruguay 25 Aug Independence Day - National Holiday
United Kingdom 25 Aug London: More Tube Strikes Announced. The strike by London Underground workers will start at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday and will last 24 hours. Massive traffic disruptions have to be expected.
Namibia 26 Aug Heroes Day - National Holiday
United Kingdom 27 Aug London: More Tube Strikes Announced. The strike by London Underground workers will start at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday and will last 24 hours. Massive traffic disruptions have to be expected.
India 27 Aug Kerala: First Onam - Regional Holiday
United States 27 Aug Texas: Lyndon Baines Johnson Day - Regional Holiday
Spain 28 Aug Malaga: Strike of baggage handlers could affect air traffic at Malaga airport.
India 28 Aug Kerala, Puducherry: Onam - Regional Holiday
India 29 Aug Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh: Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) - Regional Holiday
India 29 Aug Kerala: Third Onam - Regional Holiday
Slovakia 29 Aug National Uprising Day - National Holiday
Sri Lanka 29 Aug Nikini Full Moon Poya Day - National Holiday
Peru 30 Aug Santa Rosa De Lima - National Holiday
Turkey 30 Aug Victory Day - National Holiday
Malaysia 31 Aug National Day - National Holiday
Philippines 31 Aug National Heroes Day - National Holiday
Trinidad and Tobago 31 Aug Independence Day - National Holiday
United Kingdom 31 Aug England, Northern Ireland, Wales: Summer Bank Holiday - Regional Holiday
India 02 Sep Announcement of a nationwide General Strike. Disruptions of public life and delays in mail delivery and processing might be expected.
India 02 Aug Severe Flooding in Parts of India: The flood situation in northeastern and eastern parts of India has deteriorated due to excessive rains and landslides. Manipur, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Odisha, and West Bengal are the worst affected states. Traffic disruptions and delays in mail processing and delivery possible.
Italy 02 Aug Tuscany: Floods Following Severe Weather in Florence: Severe weather hit Tuscany causing massive flooding, mostly affecting the city of Florence. Delays in mail processing and delivery possible.
United States 02 Aug Florida: Severe Flooding in Tampa, Florida: Days of torrential rainfall have left large portions of Tampa, Florida under water. Traffic disruptions and delays in mail processing and delivery possible.
Australia 03 Aug Strike at Australia Border Force: Australia Border Force customs officials have called a strike during the peak processing times for inbound mail. Delays in mail processing and delivery possible.
Australia 03 Aug Tasmania: Delivery Delays in Tasmania: Snow and road closures may impact mail and parcel deliveries in Tasmania, especially in Hobart and Launceston.
Belgium 03 Aug Strike by Security Staff at Brussels Airport: Two unions representing the security staff at Brussels-Zaventem (BRU) have called for a strike lasting several hours. Disruptions to departing and arriving flights as well as longer waiting times at security checkpoints are to be expected.
El Salvador 4 to 6 Aug Celebrations of San Salvador - National Holiday
Croatia 05 Aug Homeland Thanksgiving Day - National Holiday
Greece 05 Aug Announcement of Air Traffic Controllers' Strike in Greece: GATCA has announced a 4 hour premonitory strike between 14:00 – 18:00. Air traffic disruptions possible.
Spain 05 Aug Ceuta: Day of Our Lady of Africa - Regional Holiday
United Kingdom 05 Aug Announcement of London Tube Strike: A London Tube Strike has been announced, starting 09:30 p.m. lasting 24 hours. Traffic disruptions and delays in mail processing and delivery possible.
Bolivia, Jamaica 06 Aug Independence Day - National Holiday
Colombia 07 Aug Battle of Boyacá Day - National Holiday
Singapore 07 Aug Public Holiday - National Holiday
Germany 08 Aug Augsburg: Peace Festival - Local Holiday
Singapore 9 to 10 Aug National Day - National Holiday
South Africa 9 to 10 Aug Women's Day - National Holiday
Spain 09 Aug Cantabria: Day of Cantabria - Regional Holiday
Ecuador 10 Aug Independence Day - National Holiday
United States 10 Aug Rhode Island: Victory Day - Regional Holiday
Zimbabwe 10 Aug Heroes Day - National Holiday
Iran 11 Aug Martyrdom of Imam Sadegh - National Holiday
Zimbabwe 11 Aug Defence Forces Day - National Holiday
Thailand 12 Aug Mother's Day / The Queen's Birthday - National Holiday
Tunisia 13 Aug Women's Day - National Holiday
Morocco 14 Aug Integration of Western Sahara - National Holiday
Pakistan 14 Aug Independence Day - National Holiday
Costa Rica 15 Aug Mother's Day - National Holiday
India, South Korea 15 Aug Independence Day - National Holiday
Liechtenstein 15 Aug National Day - National Holiday
lots of countries (mostly Europe) 15 Aug Assumption of Mary - National Holiday
Panama 15 Aug Panama City: Panama La Vieja Day - Local Holiday
Paraguay 15 Aug Asunción Foundation Day - National Holiday
United States 16 to 17 Aug Vermont: Bennington Battle Day - Regional Holiday
Argentina 17 Aug San Martín Day - National Holiday
Canada 17 Aug Yukon: Discovery Day - Regional Holiday
Colombia 17 Aug Assumption Day - National Holiday
India 17 Aug Haryana: Teej - Regional Holiday
Indonesia 17 Aug Independence Day - National Holiday
 
 

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