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DHL eCommerce Event Observer

Brazil 19 Jul to 20 Sep Possible Delays of Mail Delivery to Rio de Janeiro: The designated operator of Brazil, Correios, has advised that due to changes in the transportation logistics during the hosting of Olympic Games, mail delivery services to Rio de Janeiro may be delayed.
France 27 Jul to 22 Aug Details on Air France Strike: With regard to the call for strike action issued by cabin crew unions, Air France has announced that 90% of long haul flights, 90% of domestic flights and more than 80% of medium-haul flights to and from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport (CDG) will be operated on July 27. Please refer to the Air France website for further information regarding the adaption of flight schedules for the next days.
Italy 27 Jul to 22 Aug Impact of Air France Strike on Poste Italiane: Poste Italiane informs about delays on part of the outbound letter mail and parcels dispatches to Canada and France due to the current strike at KLM and Air France. Poste Italiane expects an impact also on partners using AF and KL flights for their outbound products to Italy. Normal operations will resume on 3 August.
Austria 15 Aug Carinthia, Styria: Severe Storm Damage in Carinthia and Styria: Severe weather hit Carinthia an Styria causing flooded roads, mudslides and power outages.
Peru 15 Aug Earthquake in Southern Peru: An earthquake hit southern Peru. In the Arequipa region, numerous buildings collapsed, and roads were blocked. The quake caused damage throughout the Colca Valley; several places have been cut off.
Vietnam 15 Aug Severe Flooding in Northern Vietnam: Torrential downpours brought severe floods and landslides to much of the far north of Vietnam. More floods are expected this week.
United States 16 Aug Vermont: Bennington Battle Day - Regional
India 17 Aug Maharashtra: Parsi New Year - Regional
Indonesia 17 Aug Independence Day - National
Sri Lanka 17 Aug Nikini Full Moon Poya Day - National
India 18 Aug Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh: Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) - Regional
Canada 19 Aug Prince Edward Island: Gold Cup Day - Regional
United States 19 Aug Hawaii: Statehood Day - Regional
Estonia 20 Aug Independence Restoration Day - National
Hungary 20 Aug National Day - National
Morocco 20 Aug Revolution Day - National
Morocco 21 Aug King Mohammed's Birthday - National
Philippines 21 Aug Ninoy Aquino Day - National
India 24 Aug Tamil Nadu: Sri Krishna Jayanti - Regional
Ukraine 24 Aug Independence Day - National
India 25 Aug Bihar, Chandigarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Jammu/Kashmir, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh: Janmashtami (Smarta) - Regional
Uruguay 25 Aug Independence Day - National
Namibia 26 Aug Heroes Day - National
United States 27 Aug Texas: Lyndon Baines Johnson Day - Regional
Georgia 28 Aug Assumption of Mary - National
Philippines 28 to 29 Aug National Heroes Day - National
Slovakia 29 Aug National Uprising Day - National
United Kingdom 29 Aug England, Northern Ireland, Wales: Summer Bank Holiday - Regional
Canada t.b.a. Current Information on Potential Strike at Canada Post: The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) says that workers won’t be striking before 6 July. The CUPW must give 72 hours notice of any job action by its 50,000 members.
New Zealand Mid June to Mid August Possible Service Disruptions to New Zealand’s Inter-Island Freight Network: The Interislander’s Aratere ferry will be taken out of service to undergo major maintenance work.
Brazil 19 Jul to 20 Sep Possible Delays of Mail Delivery to Rio de Janeiro: The designated operator of Brazil, Correios, has advised that due to changes in the transportation logistics during the hosting of Olympic Games, mail delivery services to Rio de Janeiro may be delayed.
France 27 Jul to 22 Aug Details on Air France Strike: With regard to the call for strike action issued by cabin crew unions, Air France has announced that 90% of long haul flights, 90% of domestic flights and more than 80% of medium-haul flights to and from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport (CDG) will be operated on July 27. Please refer to the Air France website for further information regarding the adaption of flight schedules for the next days.
Italy 27 Jul to 22 Aug Impact of Air France Strike on Poste Italiane: Poste Italiane informs about delays on part of the outbound letter mail and parcels dispatches to Canada and France due to the current strike at KLM and Air France. Poste Italiane expects an impact also on partners using AF and KL flights for their outbound products to Italy. Normal operations will resume on 3 August.
Spain 30 Jul to 2 Aug Strike by Air Europa Pilots Called off: The strike of Air Europa pilots has been called off. However, some flights will not operate. Air Europa has published a list of canceled flights.
United States 31 Jul Severe Storms hit Maryland: Severe thunderstorms hit Maryland, causing extensive damage to infrastructure in the central part of the state. A state of emergency has been declared. Among the areas hit hard by flooding was the town of Ellicott City; entire districts are under water.
Hong Kong 01 Aug Impacts of Typhoon Nida in Hong Kong and Southern China: Cyclone Nida paralyzed Hong Kong and parts of Southern China. Businesses remained closed; train and ferry connections were canceled, and hundreds of flights from and to airports in Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shenzhen had to be canceled. Hongkong Post informs that, due to the attack of typhoon Nida, the despatching and delivery of all outbound and local mail items will be subject to delay.
Indonesia 01 Aug Volcanic Ash Grounds Bali Bound Flights: A volcanic ash cloud over Bali has caused flights to and from Denpasar International Airport (DPS) to be canceled on 01 August. Virgin, Jetstar and Tigerair all canceled flights yesterday. Normal flight operations will resume today.
Costa Rica 02 Aug Lady of Angel Day - National
Macedonia 02 Aug Republic Day - National
Canada 03 Aug Newfoundland and Labrador: The Royal St. John's Regatta - Regional
Argentina 04 Aug Planned Strike of Transport Workers in Argentina: The Argentine Confederation of Transport Workers (CATT) is planning a general transportation strike and demonstrations across Argentina.
El Salvador 4 to 6 Aug Celebrations of San Salvador - National
Croatia 05 Aug Homeland Thanksgiving Day - National
India 05 Aug Haryana: Teej - Regional
Spain 05 Aug Ceuta: Day of Our Lady of Africa - Regional
Bolivia, Jamaica 06 Aug Independence Day - National
Colombia 07 Aug Battle of Boyacá Day - National
Germany 08 Aug Augsburg: Peace Festival - Local
United States 08 Aug Rhode Island: Victory Day - Regional
Zimbabwe 08 Aug Heroes Day - National
Singapore 09 Aug National Day - National
South Africa 09 Aug Women's Day - National
Zimbabwe 09 Aug Defence Forces Day - National
Australia 10 Aug Queensland: Royal National Agricultural Show Day Queensland - Regional
Ecuador 10 Aug Independence Day - National
Japan 11 Aug Mountain Day - National
Thailand 12 Aug Mother's Day / The Queen's Birthday - National
Tunisia 13 Aug Women's Day - National
Morocco 14 Aug Integration of Western Sahara - National
Pakistan 14 Aug Independence Day - National
Spain 14 Aug Cantabria: Day of Cantabria - Regional
Argentina 15 Aug San Martín Day - National
Canada 15 Aug Yukon: Discovery Day - Regional
Costa Rica 15 Aug Mother's Day - National
India, South Korea 15 Aug Independence Day - National
Liechtenstein 15 Aug National Day - National
Lots of Countries (worldwide) 15 Aug Assumption of Mary - National
Panama 15 Aug Panama City: Panama La Vieja Day - Local
Paraguay 15 Aug Asunción Foundation Day - National