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DHL eCommerce Event Observer

Venezuela 1 Apr to 1 Jun Postal Disruptions in Venezuela due to Temporary Holiday: In an effort to ease the nationwide power crisis, Venezuela is giving public employees (including postal staff) Friday off for the next weeks.
United Kingdom t.b.a. Scotland: Postal Workers in Scotland Vote to Strike: On 19 April, postal workers have voted to strike across a large part of Scotland. The result of the ballot means deliveries may be affected across the EH (Edinburgh and Lothians),TD (Borders), FK (Stirling and central areas) and KY (Glenrothes and Fife) postcodes. The union has 28 days to set a strike date and must give Royal Mail seven days’ notice.
France 17 to 24 May Announcement of Strikes in France: Air France canceled 15 percent of its today’s domestic flights to and from Paris - Orly. However, Air France will operate all flights from and to Paris - Charles de Gaulle as well as all long-haul flights today. The strike of French railway workers will last up to and including 24 May.
Italy 22 May Current Strikes in Italy: Lombardia regional unions of the workers have announced a 24-hours strike starting Sunday night that could cause a delay in processing inbound and outbound volumes. The strike may impact collection and delivery services for the following zip codes: From 20010 to 27999 and From 46010 to 46999
Belgium 24 May Brussels: Traffic Disruptions in Brussels due to Demonstration: A national demonstration will be held in Brussels. All main traffic arteries and tunnels in Brussels are expected to be blocked.
Bulgaria 24 May Culture and Literacy Day - National
Cambodia 24 May Royal Ploughing Ceremony - National
Macedonia 24 May Saints Cyril and Methodius' Day - National
Argentina 25 May National Day - National


Ghana, Namibia, Zimbabwe 25 May Africa Day - National
Jordan 25 May Independence Day - National
France 26 May/14 June Announcement of Two Further National Strikes in France: Two more days of national strikes in France have been called for 26 May and 14 June. Air traffic controllers will participate in the strikes. Times of the national work stoppages have not yet been announced.
Georgia 26 May Independence Day - National
Several countries 26 May Corpus Christi - National
Ecuador 27 May Battle of Pichincha Day - National
Azerbaijan 28/30 May Republic Day - National
Nigeria 29 May Democracy Day - National
Colombia 30 May Corpus Christi - National
Malaysia 30 to 31 May Labuan, Sabah: Thanksgiving - Regional
Spain 30 to 31 May Canary Island: Day of the Canary Islands - Regional
Trinidad and Tobago 30 May Arrival Day - National
United Kingdom 30 May Spring Bank Holiday - National
United States 30 May Memorial Day - National
Brunei Darussalam 31 May Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day - National
Italy 31 May Fiumicino and Ciampino Airports: Strike Announcement of Airport Personnel at Rome Airports: Some airport personnel at Rome Airports will be on strike for four hours, from 12:00 to 16:00.
Spain 31 May Castile-La Mancha: Day of Castile-La Mancha - Regional
Cambodia 01 Jun Children's Day - National
Kenya 01 Jun Madaraka Day - National
Italy 02 Jun National Day - National
Iran 03 Jun Demise of Imam Khomeini - National
The Bahamas 03 Jun Labor Day / Sir Randol Fawkes Day - National
Ghana 04 Jun Commemoration Day - National
Iran 04 Jun 15th Khordad National Uprising - National
Malaysia 04 Jun Birthday of SPB Yang di-Pertuan Agong - National
Denmark 05 Jun Constitution Day - National
Lithuania 05 Jun Father's Day - National
Australia 06 Jun Western Australia: Western Australia Day - Regional
Colombia 06 Jun Sacred Heart Day - National
Ireland 06 Jun June Bank Holiday - National
New Zealand 06 Jun The Queen's Birthday - National
South Korea 06 Jun Memorial Day - National
Sweden 06 Jun National Day - National
United States 06 Jun Alabama: Jefferson Davis' Birthday - Regional
Venezuela 1 Apr to 1 Jun Postal Disruptions in Venezuela due to Temporary Holiday: In an effort to ease the nationwide power crisis, Venezuela is giving public employees (including postal staff) Friday off for the next weeks.
United Kingdom t.b.a. Scotland: Postal Workers in Scotland Vote to Strike: On 19 April, postal workers have voted to strike across a large part of Scotland. The result of the ballot means deliveries may be affected across the EH (Edinburgh and Lothians),TD (Borders), FK (Stirling and central areas) and KY (Glenrothes and Fife) postcodes. The union has 28 days to set a strike date and must give Royal Mail seven days’ notice.
China 06 to 10 May CAN, SZX, CKG, PVG, SHA airports : Weather-Related Flight Cancellations at Chinese Airports: Numerous flights have been canceled and delayed from and to several Chinese airports due to bad weather conditions: Shenzhen Baoan International Airport, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport. Also today there will be cancellations at these airports.
Spain 07 to 12 May Barcelona, Madrid: Possible Traffic Disruptions due to Demonstrations in Spain: Planned and spontaneous demonstrations take place in Spain on 7, 8, 9, 11, and 12 May, especially in Madrid and Barcelona. Traffic disruptions are likely.
Australia 09 May South Australia: Severe Weather in South Australia: Strong winds in South Australia caused power outages across the state and widespread damage across the city of Adelaide. Several towns in the north of South Australia including William Creek, Oodnadatta and Innamincka are cut off due to road closures following flooding. Ferry services between Kangaroo Island and Cape Jervis have again been canceled.
India 10 May Air India: Strike Announcement by Air India Pilots: According to media reports, Air India pilots have decided to go on strike.
United States 10 May West Virginia: Primary Election Day - Regional
United States 10 May South Carolina: Confederate Memorial Day - Regional
France 12 May Announcement of Nationwide General Strike in France: Seven unions in France have again called for a general strike.
Georgia 12 May Saint Andrew the First Called Day - National
Israel 12 May Independence Day - National
Cambodia 13 to 16 May King Norodom Sihamoni's Birthday - National



Hong Kong, Macao (China), South Korea 14 May Buddha's Birthday - National
Italy 14 May Strike Announcement by ENAV Personnel in Italy: Some ENAV (Italian air traffic control provider) airport personnel announced to go on strike.
Paraguay 14 May Independence Day - National
Lots of Countries (Europe) 15 May Whit Sunday - National
Paraguay 15 May Mother's Day - National
Lots of Countries (Europe) 16 May Whit Monday - National
Malaysia 17 May Perlis: State Public Holiday - Regional
Norway 17 May Constitution Day - National
Spain 17 May Galicia: Galicia Literature Day - Regional
Portugal 19 May Strike Announcement by Portuguese Ground Handling Workers: The Portuguese aviation union SITAVA has announced that ground handling workers from the two country’s handling companies Portway and Groundforce are going on strike.
Turkey 19 May Atatürk Memorial, Youth and Sports Day - National

Cambodia, Thailand 20 May Buddha Day - National
Chile 21 May Navy Day - National
India 21 May 10 states: Buddha Day - Regional
Malaysia, Singapore 21 May Buddha Day - National
Montenegro 21 to 22 May Independence Day - National
Sri Lanka 21 to 23 May Vesak Full Moon Poya Day - National
Indonesia 22 May Buddha Day - National
Iran 22 May Imam Mahdi's Birthday - National
Malaysia 22 May Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu: Buddha Day Holiday - Regional
Bulgaria 23 May Public Holiday - National
Canada 23 May All States except New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island:: Victoria Day - Regional
Canada 23 May Québec: Patriot's Day - Regional
Jamaica 23 May Labor Day - National