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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.
India 15 Apr to 31 May Goa: Repair Work at Goa International Airport: Indian airlines will have to reschedule and curtail flights to Goa International Airport for 45 days due to runway upgradation. During that time the runway will be open only for six hours in the morning (5 a.m. ? 11 a.m.) for commercial airlines. Air traffic disruptions possible.
Italy 25 May Alitalia, Milan Linate & Malpensa Airports: Air Traffic Related Strike Announcement in Italy: Employees in the Italian aviation sector (pilots and cabin crews of Alitalia, ground personnel at Milan Linate and Milan Malpensa airports) will strike for 24 hours (00:00 – 24:00). Air traffic disruptions possible.
Japan 25 May Strong Earthquake Hits Japan: A strong earthquake has struck the Tokyo metropolitan area. The operation of trains came to a temporary standstill. At Narita International Airport runways were closed. Both the affected train services as well as air traffic have resumed normal operations.
Germany Deutsche Post AG: Postal Disruptions at Deutsche Post AG: Verdi has called for another warning strike, affecting delivery services in northern Germany as well as the greater area of Koblenz/Trier. Another warning strike has been called for 27th May, affecting the IPZ Frankfurt. Further details are not yet known. Delays in mail processing and delivery in the affected areas possible.
Belgium 27 to 29 May Rail Strikes in Belgium: Train drivers' unions in Belgium have announced a rail strike from May 27, 22:00 - May 29, 03:00. Traffic disruptions possible.
Azerbaijan 28 May Republic Day - National Holiday
Spain 28 to 29 May Barcelona El Prat International Aiport: Strike Announcement by Baggage Handlers in Spain: GroundForce baggage handlers at Barcelona El Prat International Airport will be on strike. Flight disruptions possible.
Nigeria 29 May Democracy Day - National Holiday
Malaysia 30 May Labuan, Sabah: State Public Holiday - Regional Holiday
Spain 30 May Canary Islands: Day of the Canary Islands - Regional Holiday
Trinidad and Tobago 30 May Arrival Day - National Holiday
Greece 31 May to 1 Jun Strike Announcement by Greek Civil Aviation Staff: OSYPA called for a 48-hour strike. It is likely that only domestic flights and airports within Greece will be impacted. However, there also might be delays of international flights at the airports of Athens and Thessaloniki. Air traffic disruptions possible.
Greece, Romania 31 May Whit Sunday (orthodox) - National Holiday
Malaysia 31 May Labuan, Sabah: State Public Holiday - Regional Holiday
Spain 31 May Canary Islands: Day of the Canary Islands Holiday - Regional Holiday
Spain 31 May Castile - La Mancha: Day of Castile-La Mancha - Regional Holiday
Australia 01 Jun Western Australia: Western Australia Day - Regional Holiday
Cambodia 01 Jun Children's Day - National Holiday
Cyprus, Greece, Romania, Ukraine 01 Jun Whit Monday (orthodox) - National Holiday
Ireland 01 Jun June Bank Holiday - National Holiday
Kenya 01 Jun Madaraka Day - National Holiday
Malaysia 01 Jun Sarawak: State Public Holiday - Regional Holiday
New Zealand 01 Jun The Queen's Birthday - National Holiday
Singapore, Thailand 01 Jun Buddha Day - National Holiday
United States 01 Jun Alabama: Jefferson Davis' Birthday - Regional Holiday
India 02 Jun Haryana: Sant Kabir Jayanti - Regional Holiday
Indonesia 02 Jun Buddha Day - National Holiday
Italy 02 Jun National Day - National Holiday
Malaysia 02 Jun Sarawak: State Public Holiday - Regional Holiday
Sri Lanka 02 Jun Poson Full Moon Poya Day - National Holiday
Iran 03 Jun Imam Mahdi's Birthday - National Holiday
Austria, Bolivia, Croatia, Liechtenstein, Poland, Trinidad and Tobago 04 Jun Corpus Christi - National Holiday
Germany 04 Jun Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony, Thuringia: Corpus Christi - Regional Holiday
Ghana 04 Jun Commemoration Day - National Holiday
Iran 04 Jun Demise of Imam Khomeini - National Holiday
Spain 04 Jun Castile-La Mancha, Madrid: Corpus Christi - Regional Holiday
Switzerland 04 Jun Aargau, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Fribourg, Graubünden, Jura, Lucerne, Neuchâtel, Obwalden, Schwyz, Solothurn, Ticino, Uri, Valais, Zug: Corpus Christi - Regional Holiday
The Bahamas 05 Jun Labor Day / Sir Randol Fawkes Day - National Holiday
Denmark 05 Jun Constitution Day - National Holiday
Iceland 5 to 6 Jun Strike Announcement by Airport Workers in Iceland: Airport workers in Iceland have announced to go on strike from 5 June 00:00 until 6 June 24:00. The strike is likely to affect not only Icelandair but all airlines. Flight cancellations and delays possible.
Iran 05 Jun 15th Khordad National Uprising - National Holiday
Malaysia 06 Jun Birthday of SPB Yang di-Pertuan Agong - National Holiday
South Korea 06 Jun Memorial Day - National Holiday
Sweden 06 Jun National Day - National Holiday
Lithuania 07 Jun Father's Day - National Holiday
Malta 07 Jun Sette Giugno - National Holiday
Australia 08 Jun all except Western Australia: The Queen's Birthday - Regional Holiday
Colombia 08 Jun Corpus Christi - National Holiday
India 15 Apr to 31 May Goa: Repair Work at Goa International Airport: Indian airlines will have to reschedule and curtail flights to Goa International Airport for 45 days due to runway upgradation. During that time the runway will be open only for six hours in the morning (5 a.m. ? 11 a.m.) for commercial airlines. Air traffic disruptions possible.
French Antilles (Guadeloupe, Martinique), Guyana 07 to 17 May Strike by Flight Attendants at Air Antilles and Air Guyane: Flight attendants at Air Antilles Express and Air Guyane Express are on strike. Flight cancellations and delays possible.
China 09 May Several provinces in southern China have been affected by heavy rain, causing flooding and landslides: Hunan, Hubai, Guizhou, Jiangxi, Guangdong, Sichuan. Traffic disruptions and delays in mail processing and delivery possible.
United States 09 May Dallas Fort-Worth Int. Airport, South Carolina: Thunderstorms and severe weather have forced significant delays and cancellations at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Tropical storm Ana could cause flooding along the North Carolina and Virginia coast. A state of emergency has been declared in Franklin County, Virginia.
Philippines 10 May Disruptions by Typhoon: Typhoon „Noul“ hit the north of the Philippine island of Luzon. Authorities have warned of storm surges, landslides and flooding and canceled numerous flights and ferry links as a precautionary measure.
Germany (Deutsche Post AG) 11 to 17 May The union Verdi has announced further nationwide strikes at Deutsche Post AG for this week. Information on time and place will be given at short notice. Delays in mail processing and delivery possible.
Cambodia 13 May King Norodom Sihamoni's Birthday - National Holiday
Spain 14 May Barcelona El Prat International Airport: GroundForce baggage handlers will be on strike on the following days: May 14/15, 21/22, 28/29 Possible flight disruptions.
Cambodia 14 May The King's Birthday Holiday - National Holiday
lots of countries (mostly Europe) 14 May Ascension Day - National Holiday
Paraguay 14 May National Day - National Holiday
Cambodia 15 May The King's Birthday Holiday - National Holiday
Paraguay 15 May Independence Day - National Holiday
Spain 15 May Madrid: St. Isidore - Local Holiday
Iran, Jordan 16 May The Prophet's Ascension - National Holiday
Malaysia 16 May Kedah, Negeri Sembilan, Perlis: Israk dan Mikraj - Regional Holiday
Philippines 16 May Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao: The Prophet's Ascension - Regional Holiday
United Arab Emirates 16 May The Prophet's Ascension - National Holiday
Malaysia 17 May Perlis: State Public Holiday - Regional Holiday
Norway 17 May Constitution Day - National Holiday
Spain 17 May Galicia: Galicia Literature Day - Regional Holiday
Canada 18 May all except Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Québec: Victoria Day - Regional Holiday
Colombia, Venezuela 18 May Ascension Day - National Holiday
Finland 19 May Strike in Finland: IAU has called a strike affecting Helsinki Vantaa Airport and Oulu Airport. Flight cancellations and delays possible.
Turkey 19 May Atatürk Memorial, Youth and Sports Day - National Holiday
Sweden, Norway 21 May Strike Call by SAS Pilots : Scandinavian Airlines SAS pilots have called a strike in Sweden from 21 May 2015. The company’s Norwegian pilots may join the strike. Flight cancellations and delays possible.
Chile 21 May Navy Day - National Holiday
Montenegro 21 May Independence Day - National Holiday
Montenegro 22 May Independence Day Holiday - National Holiday
Jamaica 23 May Labor Day - National Holiday
Bulgaria 24 May Culture and Literacy Day - National Holiday
Ecuador 24 May Battle of Pichincha Day - National Holiday
Israel 24 May Shavuot (Pentecost) - National Holiday
lots of countries (mostly Europe) 24 May Whit Sunday - National Holiday
Macedonia 24 May St. Cyril and Methodius' Day - National Holiday
Argentina 25 May National Day - National Holiday
Ghana, Namibia, Zimbabwe 25 May Africa Unity Day - National Holiday
Hong Kong, South Korea 25 May Buddha's Birthday - National Holiday
Jamaica 25 May Labor Day Holiday - National Holiday
Jordan 25 May Independence Day - National Holiday
lots of countries (mostly Europe) 25 May Whit Monday - National Holiday
Macedonia 25 May St. Cyril and Methodius' Day Holiday - National Holiday
United Kingdom 25 May Spring Bank Holiday - National Holiday
United States 25 May Memorial Day - National Holiday
 
 

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