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DHL eCommerce Event Observer

Finland t.b.a. Finnair Faces Possible Flight Disruptions: Finnair is preparing for possible flight disruptions due to work restrictions set by the Finnish Pilots' Association.
United Kingdom 5 Nov to 19 Dec East Midlands Airport – Closures for Seven Straight Weekends: East Midlands Airport (EMA) will shut for seven consecutive weekends to resurface the runway. It will close to all traffic at 20:00 on a Saturday and reopens 20:00 on a Monday.
Guatemala 25 Nov to 15 Jan Temporary Suspension of Postal Services to Guatemala: Temporary suspension of international mail services due to staffing and logistical difficulties. Deutsche Post AG will suspend postal services (letters, parcels) to Guatemala. All incoming items to Guatemala will be stamped and returned to sender during this period.
Spain 4 Dec Severe Flooding on the Costa del Sol: Large parts of the Costa de Sol in Spain have been hit by severe weather. Many roads in Málaga, Marbella, Cártama und Alhaurín de la Torre were completely flooded.
Ecuador 6 Dec Quito: Quito Day - Local Holiday
Finland 6 Dec Independence Day - National Holiday
Spain 6 Dec all except Andalusia, Aragón, Castile-León, Extremadura, La Rioja, Melilla, Murcia, Valencia: Constitution Day - Regional Holiday
Greece 8 Dec Announcement of General Strike in Greece: Public and private sector workers have announced a general strike in Greece. Generally, an involvement of the postal and transport sector can not be excluded. So far, air traffic control has not announced any strike measures.
Macedonia 8 Dec St. Clement of Ohrid's Day - National Holiday
Panama 8 Dec Mother's Day - National Holiday
Paraguay 8 Dec Virgin of Caacupé Day - National Holiday
Several Countries (Europe, South America) 8 Dec Immaculate Conception - National Holiday
Argentina 9 Dec Public Holiday - National Holiday
Cambodia, Namibia 10 Dec Human Rights Day - National Holiday
Thailand 10 Dec Constitution Day - National Holiday
Burkina Faso 11 to 12 Dec Independence Day - National Holiday
Cambodia 12 Dec Human Rights Day Holiday - National Holiday
Kenya 12 Dec Independence Day - National Holiday
Muslim Countries 12 Dec The Prophet's Birthday - National Holiday
Sri Lanka 12 Dec Unduwap Full Moon Poya Day - National Holiday
Thailand 12 Dec Constitution Day Holiday - National Holiday
India 13 Dec The Prophet's Birthday - Regional Holiday
Malta 13 Dec Republic Day - National Holiday
Bahrain 16 to 17 Dec National Day - National Holiday
South Africa 16 Dec Reconciliation Day - National Holiday
Iran 17 Dec Birthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam Sadegh - National Holiday
Qatar 18 Dec National Day - National Holiday
United Kingdom 5 Nov to 19 Dec East Midlands Airport – Closures for Seven Straight Weekends: East Midlands Airport (EMA) will shut for seven consecutive weekends to resurface the runway. It will close to all traffic at 20:00 on a Saturday and reopens 20:00 on a Monday.
France 17 to 30 Nov Probable Flight Delays at Southwestern Airports in France: A project to modernize the air traffic control center in Bordeaux is expected to cause flight delays at southwestern airports, impacting flights arriving and departing from Biarritz, Bordeaux, Nantes, Pau, Tarbes, and Toulouse airports.
Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, United Kingdom 19 to 20 Nov Severe Weather Hits Central Europe: Severe weather with heavy squalls hit parts of Germany but primarily Austria, France, Belgium and the UK during the weekend.
China 20 Nov Flight Disruptions in China: Adverse weather conditions caused disruptions in air traffic in China. The airports of Zhengzhou Xinzheng International (CGO) and Beijing Capital International (PEK) were particularly affected.
United States 20 Nov Flight Disruptions in Newark: Winterly weather conditions impacted flight operations to and from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).
Germany 22 to 23 Nov Lufthansa and Eurowings Strikes: The union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has called on all Lufthansa pilots to go on a 1-day strike on November 23. All short- and long-haul flights are affected. Flights operated by Lufthansa CityLine, Germanwings, Eurowings, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, SWISS or Brussels Airlines are not affected. Verdi has announced a strike of Eurowings cabin crews at the airports of Hamburg and Düsseldorf on November 22 from 05:00 to 20:00.
Japan 22 Nov Powerful Earthquake Hits Japan: A powerful earthquake hit northeastern Japan triggering a series of tidal waves and a small tsunami along the coast which also hit the Fukushima region.
Georgia 23 Nov St. Georg's Day - National
Japan 23 Nov Labor Thanksgiving Day - National
Greece 24 Nov Upcoming Strikes in Greece: Civil servants union ADEDY has announced a 1-day strike. Public transportation is likely to be affected. Air traffic controllers and airline staff at Olympic and Aegean Airlines might join as well. The Panhellenic Seamen's Federation (PNO) will also stage a nationwide 1-day strike, affecting ferry services.
India 24 Nov Guru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom Day - National
United States 24 Nov Thanksgiving Day - National
Bosnia Herzegovina 25 Nov Statehood Day - National
United States 25 Nov 24 states: Black Friday - Regional
United States 25 Nov Georgia: Robert E. Lee's Birthday - Regional
United States 25 Nov Indiana, West Virginia: Lincoln's Birthday - Regional
United States 25 Nov New Mexico: President's Day - Regional
United States 25 Nov Maryland: American Indian Heritage Day - Regional
Argentina 28 Nov National Sovereignty Day - National
Iran 28 Nov Martyrdom of Imam Hasan - National
Panama 28 Nov Independence from Spain - National
Iran 30 Nov Martyrdom of Imam Reza - National
Philippines 30 Nov Bonifacio Day - National
Romania 30 Nov St. Andrew's Day - National
United Kingdom 30 Nov Scotland: Saint Andrew's Day - Regional
Portugal 1 Dec Independence Restoration Day - National
Romania 1 Dec National Day - National
Ghana 2 Dec Farmers' Day - National
United Arab Emirates 2 Dec National Day - National
Spain 3 Dec Navarre: Day of Navarre - Regional
Thailand 5 Dec Father's Day / The King's Birthday - National