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DHL eCommerce Event Observer

China 2 to 29 Apr PEK - Runway Repairs at Beijing Capital International Airport : One of Beijing Capital International Airport’s three runways will be closed for repairs. Numerous domestic flights are scheduled to be cancelled during this period. International flights will not be impacted.
United States 5 to 9 Apr ATL - More Flight Cancellations and Flight Delays from/to Atlanta: Due to severe weather, hundreds of flights from and to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) have again been canceled or were delayed. Delta Air Lines had to cancel numerous flights last week.
Spain 7 Apr to 28 May Mallorca (PMI) - Strike Announcement by Ground Staff at Palma de Mallorca : The union Acciona has called on the ground staff at Palma de Mallorca Airport to go on strike on the following days in April and May: 07 April 13:00 – 15:00 12 April 20:00 – 23:00 18 April 13:00 – 15:00 29 April 08:00 – 10:00 03 May 20:00 – 23:00 08 May 13:00 – 15:00 18 May 11:00 – 13:00 28 May 20:00 – 23:00 Please be prepared for possible flight disruptions.
United States 10 Apr Chicago (ORD) - Flight Disruptions to/from Chicago: Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD) reported numerous flight cancellations and delays.
Costa Rica 11 Apr Juan Santamaria Day / Battle of Rivas - National
India 11 Apr Uttar Pradesh: Hazarat Ali's Birthday - Regional
Iran 11 Apr Imam Ali's Birthday - National
Israel 11 Apr Pessah (First Day) - National
New Zealand 11 to 14 Apr Current Weather Situation in New Zealand: According to media reports, New Zealand is still impacted by ongoing flooding. Further heavy rainfall is forecast, particularly affecting the north-central parts of South Island as well as North Island.
India 13 Apr Odisha (Orissa): Maha Visubha Sankranti - Regional
India 13 Apr Haryana, Jammu / Kashmir, Punjab: Vaisakhi / Baisakhi - Regional
India 13 to 15 Apr Assam: Bohag Bihu - Regional
India 13 Apr Tripura: Biju Festival - Regional
Portugal 13 to 17 Apr OPO, LIS, FNC, PXO - Possible Strike by Security Staff at Four Portuguese Airports: Airport security employees in Portugal threaten to go on strike at Porto, Lisbon, Funchal and Porto Santo airports. Minor to major disruptions to airport security operations are possible.
Lots of Countries (Worldwide) 13 Apr Maundy Thursday - National
Sri Lanka 13 to 14 Apr Sinhala and Tamil New Year - National
Thailand 13 to 15 Apr Thai New Year's Day - National
Cambodia 14 to 17 Apr Cambodian New Year's Day - National
France 14 to 18 Apr Announcement of Rail Strike in France: According to media reports, French railway unions CGT and FGAAC-CFDT have announced a nationwide rail strike. The strike is expected to impact not only SNCF operations, but also TGV, Eurostar, Thalys and Lyria.
India 14 Apr Puducherry, Tamil Nadu: Tamil New Year's Day - Regional
India 14 Apr Kerala, Puducherry: Vishu - Regional
India 14 Apr 15 staates: Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti - Regional
India 14 Apr Tripura, West Bengal: Bengali New Year's Day / Vaisakh / Masadi - Regional
Lots of Countries (Worldwide) 14 Apr Good Friday - National
India 15 Apr Kerala, Puducherry: Vishu Holiday - Regional
India 15 Apr Himachal Pradesh: Himachal Day - Regional
Lots of Countries (Worldwide) 15 Apr Holy Saturday - National
Malaysia 15 Apr Melaka: State Public Holiday - Regional
Philippines 15 Apr Black Saturday - National
Lots of Countries (Worldwide) 16 Apr Easter Sunday - National
United States 16 to 17 Apr District of Columbia: Emancipation Day - Regional
Israel 17 Apr Pessah (Last Day) - National
Lots of Countries (Worldwide) 17 Apr Easter Monday - National
Thailand 17 Apr Thai New Year's Holiday - National
United States 17 Apr Maine, Massachusetts: Patriot's Day - Regional
Australia 18 Apr Tasmania: Easter Tuesday - Regional
New Zealand 18 Apr Southland: Provincial Anniversary Day - Regional
Zimbabwe 18 Apr Independence Day - National
Venezuela 19 Apr Independence Declaration Day - National
Iceland 20 Apr First Day of Summer - National
India 20 Apr Tripura: Garia Puja - Regional
Brazil 21 Apr Tiradentes Day - National
United States 21 Apr Texas: San Jacinto Day - Regional
India 23 Apr Bihar: Veer Kunvar Singh Jayanti - Regional
Turkey 23 Apr National Sovereignty and Children's Day - National
Brunei Darussalam 24 Apr Isra Mikraj (The Prophet's Ascension) - National
Canada 24 Apr Newfoundland and Labrador: George Day - Regional
Indonesia 24 Apr The Prophet's Ascension - National
Malaysia 24 Apr Kedah, Negeri Sembilan, Perlis: Israk dan Mikraj - Regional
Philippines 24 Apr Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao: The Prophet's Ascension - Regional
Spain 24 Apr Catalonia: Day of Catalonia - Regional
Spain 24 Apr Aragón: St. George's Day - Regional
United Arab Emirates 24 Apr The Prophet's Ascension - National
United States 24 Apr Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi: Confederate Memorial Day - Regional
Australia 27 Mar Queensland - Postal Disruptions in Queensland: Australia Post informs that weather warnings have been issued across North Queensland (postcodes 4740 - 4741, 4750 - 4751, and 4798 - 4820).
Canada 27 Mar Quebec - Weather-Related Delivery Disruptions in Quebec: Canada Post informs about current weather-related delivery disruptions in Quebec, affecting the regions of Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Trois-Rivières.
Indonesia 27 Mar Flight Disruptions in Indonesia: According to official information, there are currently increased volcanic activities and earthquakes across Indonesia. Lombok is currently experiencing flight cancellations and delays due to the volcanic ash of Mount Rinjani. Some flight services between Australia and Bali have also been cancelled.
Thailand 27 Mar Heavy Rainfall in Thailand: Heavy rainfall has caused flooding and traffic disruptions in Bangkok. According to meteorologists, more rainfall is expected throughout Thailand in the coming days.
Australia 28 Mar New South Wales - Resumption of Postal Services in New South Wales: Australia Post informs that the weather warnings across northern New South Wales (postcode areas 2204, 2429, 2460, 2480, 2481, 2482, 2484, 2602, 2605, 2606, 2611, 2612, 2614, 2615, 2780, 2902, 2913 and 2914) ended on March 27, and all postal services are again operating as normal.
Australia 28 Mar Queensland - Postal Disruptions in Queensland: Cyclone Debbie reached the Australian northeast coast, causing flooding, property damage and power failures in Queensland. Townsville (TSV) and Mackay (MKY) airports remain closed until further notice. Flight disruptions were also reported at Cairns Airport (CNS).
India 28 Mar Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh: Gudi Padva / Ugadi / Cheti Chand - Regional
Indonesia 28 Mar Hindu New Year - National
India 29 Mar Puducherry, Tamil Nadu: Telugu New Year's Day - Regional
Mauritius 29 Mar Ougadi - National
Trinidad and Tobago 30 Mar Spiritual Baptist Day - National
India 31 Mar Jharkhand: Sarhul - Regional
Malta 31 Mar Freedom Day - National
United States 31 Mar California, Colorado, Texas: César Chávez Day - Regional
United States 31 Mar to 12 Jun San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - Possible Flight Delays: Over the next four months, one of the runways at San Francisco International Airport will be shut down during several weekends for a major maintenance project. The closures are scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday through noon the following Monday on the weekends of: March 31 April 07, 21 and 28 May 05, 12 and 19 June 02 and 09 During this period, some flight delays are anticipated.
Cyprus 1 Apr Greek Cypriot Day (EOKA Day) - National
India 1 Apr Odisha (Orissa): Utkal Dibas / Orissa Day - Regional
Iran 1 Apr Islamic Republic Day - National
Argentina 2 Apr Day of the Veterans and Fallen of the Malvinas War - National
China 2 to 29 Apr PEK - Runway Repairs at Beijing Capital International Airport : One of Beijing Capital International Airport’s three runways will be closed for repairs. So far 300 domestic flights a day are scheduled to be cancelled during this period. International flights will not be impacted.
Iran 2 Apr Nature Day - National
Taiwan 3 Apr Public Holiday - National
Hong Kong
Macao (China)
4 Apr Tomb Sweeping Day - National
India 4 Apr 11 states: Ram Navami - Regional
Taiwan 4 Apr Children's Day - National
India 5 Apr Andhra Pradesh, Telangana: Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanthi - Regional
Italy 5 Apr Announcement of Aviation Strikes in Italy: The following nationwide aviation strikes have been announced in Italy:
• Alitalia personnel (00:00 – 23:59)
• Air Italy personnel (00:00 – 23:59)
• Airport workers at Milan Linate and Milan Malpensa airports (00:00 – 23:59)
• Aviation services personnel at Rome-Fiumicino and Rome-Ciampino airports (12:00 – 16:00)
Thailand 6 Apr King Rama I Memorial and Chakri Day - National
Vietnam 6 Apr Vietnamese Kings' Commemoration Day - National
Georgia 9 Apr Georgia's Independence Restoration Day - National
India 9 Apr 11 states: Mahavir Jayanti / Janma Kalyanak - Regional
Philippines 9 Apr Day of Valor - National
Tunisia 9 Apr Martyrs' Day - National
Sri Lanka 10 Apr Bak Full Moon Poya Day - National