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DHL eCommerce Event Observer

France 29 Apr to 27 May Corsica (AJA) – Strike by Air France Ground Crews in Corsica: Air France ground crews at Ajaccio Napoleon Bonaparte Airport will strike every Saturday until 27 May. The strike will not affect Bastia Poretta Airport.
United States 19 to 22 / 26 to 29 May / 2 to 5 Jun SFO - Maintenance Work at San Francisco International Airport: Maintenance work on San Francisco International Airport’s second-largest runway led to flight delays and cancellations from and to SFO over the past weekend. The runway was closed between 11 p.m. May 19 and 8 a.m. May 22. The runway will be closed again from May 26 to May 29, as well as from June 02 to June 05.
United States 19 to 22 May Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee - Flooding in Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee: A state of emergency has been declared in Washington County, Indiana, on 19 May after severe flooding damaged buildings and inundated roads. Flooding was also reported in Magoffin County and Allen County, Kentucky as well as in Sumner County, Tennessee.
Germany 22 to 26 May FRA- Possible Flight Disruptions at Frankfurt Airport due to Maintenance Work: One of Frankfurt Airport's (FRA) runway will be closed because of maintenance works. According to Fraport, despite the intense pre-planning, disruptions to flight operations and isolated cancellations may occur.
United States 22 May JFK, EWR, LGA, BOS, IAH - Weather-Related Flight Disruptions in New York, Boston and Houston: Due to severe weather, hundreds of flights from and to the following US airports were delayed and numerous canceled yesterday:
• John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
• Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
• LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
• Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)
• Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
Jamaica 23 May Labour Day - National
Montenegro 23 May Independence Day Holiday - National
Bulgaria 24 May Culture and Literacy Day - National
Macedonia 24 May Saints Cyril and Methodius' Day - National
Argentina 25 May National Day - National
25 May Africa Day - National
India 25 May Tripura: Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam - Regional
Jordan 25 May Independence Day - National
Lots of Countries (Worldwide) 25 May Ascension Day - National
United Arab Emirates 25 May Begin of Ramadan - National
Argentina 26 May Public Holiday - National
Ecuador 26 May Battle of Pichincha Day - National
Georgia 26 May Independence Day - National
Brunei Darussalam 27 May Puasa (Begin of Ramadan) - National
Malaysia 27 May Johor, Kedah, Melaka, Putrajaya: Awal Ramadan - Regional
Azerbaijan 28 to 29 May Republic Day - National
India 28 May Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan: Maharana Pratab Jayanti - Regional
Italy 28 May Announcement of Nationwide Aviation Strikes: The following nationwide aviation strikes have been announced in Italy:
• Air traffic controllers: 13:00 – 17:00
• ENAV personnel: 10:00 – 18:00
• Alitalia pilots and flight attendants: 10:00 – 18:00 Unless averted, considerable flight disruptions are to be expected.
Colombia 29 May Ascension Day Holiday - National
India 29 May Punjab: Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji - Regional
Italy 29 May Announcement of Nationwide Lorry Driver Strike: A nationwide lorry driver strike is planned in Italy. The strike will last four hours; the time will be decided at local level. Blocked highways and roads, including access to Italian airports, are to be expected.
Nigeria 29 May Democracy Day - National
Taiwan 29 May Public Holiday - National
United Kingdom 29 May Spring Bank Holiday - National
United States 29 May Memorial Day - National
Hong Kong
Macao (China)
30 May Dragon Boat Festival - National
Malaysia 30 to 31 Mai Labuan, Sabah: Thanksgiving - Regional
Spain 30 to 31 Mai Canary Islands: Day of the Canary Islands - Regional
Trinidad and Tobago 30 May Arrival Day - National
Brunei Darussalam 31 May Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day - National
Israel 31 May Shavuot (Pentecost) - National
Spain 31 May Castile-La Mancha: Day of Castile-La Mancha - Regional
Argentina 1 Jun to 31 Aug TUC - Airport in Tucumán to Close for Maintenance Work: The Teniente General Benjamín Matienzo International Airport (TUC) in Tucumán will be closed because of scheduled maintenance works. Flights to and from the airport will be diverted to airports such as Termas de Río Hondo Airport in Santiago del Estero.
Cambodia 1 Jun Children's Day - National
Kenya 1 Jun Madaraka Day - National
Italy 2 Jun National Day - National
The Bahamas 2 Jun Labour Day / Sir Randol Fawkes Day - National
Malaysia 3 Jun Birthday of SPB Yang di-Pertuan Agong - National
Iran 4 Jun Demise of Imam Khomeini - National
Lithuania 4 Jun Father's Day - National
Lots of Countries (Worldwide) 4 Jun Whit Sunday - National
Australia 5 Jun Western Australia: Western Australia Day - Regional
Denmark 5 Jun Constitution Day - National
Iran 5 Jun 15th Khordad National Uprising - National
Ireland 5 Jun June Bank Holiday - National
Lots of Countries (Worldwide) 5 Jun Whit Monday - National
New Zealand 5 Jun The Queen's Birthday - National
United States 5 Jun Alabama: Jefferson Davis' Birthday - Regional
Brazil 26 Apr Correios – Brazilian Postal Workers’ Strike Continues: The ongoing national strike by postal workers in Brazil began on April 26. According to media reports, Express and parcel deliveries in Brazil have been seriously hit by the strike.
France 29 Apr to 27 May Corsica (AJA) – Strike by Air France Ground Crews in Corsica: Air France ground crews at Ajaccio Napoleon Bonaparte Airport will strike every Saturday until 27 May. The strike will not affect Bastia Poretta Airport.
China 7 May Guangdong – Severe Flooding: Heavy rain caused major flooding in parts of Guangdong Province. Flooding affected several districts of Guangzhou City, including Huadu, Zengcheng and Huangpu. Landslides were reported in mountainous areas outside the city. Numerous flights have been canceled from and to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) on 7 and 8 May; more than 1,000 flights were delayed.
Canada 8 May Flooding in Canadian Provinces: Besides Québec, flooding has also affected the provinces of Ontario, New Brunswick, and British Columbia. Canada Post reports on mail delivery disruptions in the following areas: New Brunswick: regions of Fredericton, Gagetown, Browns Flat Ontario: regions of Fitzroy Harbour, Arnprior, Rockland Québec: several regions
Bosnia Herzegovina
9 May Victory Day - National
India 9 May Uttar Pradesh: Lok Nayak Maharana Pratab Jayanti - Regional
10 May Buddha Day - National
El Salvador 10 May Mother's Day - National
Sri Lanka 10 to 11 May Vesak Full Moon Poya Day - National
United States 10 May South Carolina: Confederate Memorial Day - Regional
India 11 May Assam: Janmotsava of Sri Sri Madhab Deva - Regional
Indonesia 11 May Buddha Day - National
Denmark 12 May Great Prayer Day - National
Georgia 12 May Saint Andrew the First Called Day - National
India 12 May Bihar: Shab-e-Barat - Regional
Iran 12 May Imam Mahdi's Birthday - National
Italy 12 May Announcement of 24-Hour Aviation Strike: Alitalia and Easyjet personnel as well as aviation workers at Rome, Turin and Bologna airports plan a 24-hour strike on 12 May. Unless averted, severe flight delays and disruptions are expected.
Cambodia 13 to 16 May The King's Birthday Holiday - National
Cambodia 14 to 15 May Royal Ploughing Ceremony - National
Paraguay 14 May Independence Day - National
Paraguay 15 May Mother's Day - National
Spain 15 May Madrid: St. Isidro's Day - Lokal
United Kingdom 15 May Royal Mail – Strike by Postal Workers in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire: Postal workers at the following nine delivery offices in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire downed tools in an unofficial strike yesterday: Bletchley, Brinklow, Kiln Farm, Dunstable, Leagrave, Luton, Bedford, Newport Pagnell, Leighton Buzzard
United States 15 May to End of 2017 Boston Airport (BOS) – Construction and Renovation Work: Until the end of this year, extensive construction and renovation work will be conducted at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). From May 15, the main runway will be completely closed for about 40 days; also thereafter, it can only be used to a limited extent. Flight delays might be possible during this period.
Greece 16 to 17 May Announcement of Strike by Greek Seamen: The Greek seamen's union federation (PNO) announced a 48-hour strike for all categories of ships on May 16 and 17. All ships will be docked during the strike period.
Greece 17 May Announcement of General Strike: A public and a private sector union announced a 24-hour general strike to take place.
Malaysia 17 May Perlis: State Public Holiday - Regional
Norway 17 May Constitution Day - National
Spain 17 May Galicia: Galicia Literature Day - Regional
Turkey 19 May Atatürk Memorial, Youth and Sports Day - National
Chile 21 May Navy Day - National
Montenegro 21 to 22 May Independence Day - National
Canada 22 May All except Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Québec: Victoria Day - Regional
Canada 22 May Québec: Patriot's Day - Regional