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DHL eCommerce Event Observer

Indonesia 9 Feb Bali, East Lombok - Landslides and Flooding: Heavy rainfall has prompted landslides and flooding in Bali province and East Lombok regency (West Nusa Tenggara province), causing damage to properties and infrastructure, including roads and bridges. The airports Denpasar (DPS) and Lombok (LOP) are operating normally. Heavy rainfall is expected to continue.
Canada 10 to 13 Feb Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Toronto (YYZ) - Further Weather-related Postal Disruptions and Flight Cancellations: Canada Post reports current weather-related delivery disruptions:
• Suspension of mail delivery: Halifax (Nova Scotia), southern New Brunswick
• Delivery disruptions: Nova Scotia, northern New Brunswick Mail delivery to Prince George (British Columbia), Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Blanc-Sablon (Quebec) and to the rural regions (Newfoundland and Labrador) has been restored. Please refer to the Canada Post website regarding status updates. reported around 240 flight cancellations from and to Toronto (YYZ) airport on February 12. Halifax (YHZ) airport has preemptively cancelled more than 110 flights for February 13.
Philippines 10 to 11 Feb Surigao del Norte - Powerful Earthquake Hits South of Philippines: A severe earthquake and several aftershocks hit the province of Surigao del Norte in the south of the Philippines on February 10 and 11. According to authorities, serious material and infrastructure damage and power outages occurred. The provincial airport was closed.
United States 12 to 13 Feb North-East (BOS, EWR, LGA) – Further Flight Cancellation: Winter weather has impacted flight operations in the US since Sunday. The current weather conditions have caused further flight cancellations on February 13. According to several hundred flights were cancelled from and to the airports Boston Logan (BOS), New York - LaGuardia (LGA) and Newark (EWR). USPS informs about the resumption of normal operations in Boston, New York and New Jersey.
Australia 13 Feb Western Australia, Northern Territory - Weather-related Delivery Disruptions: Australia Post informs about delivery disruptions across Western Australia and the Northern Territory due to severe weather and flooding, which have caused infrastructure damage on major roads and rail lines. Western Australia: Weather warnings have been issued across Western Australia (Zone 2, Postcodes 6315, 6317, 6353, 6355, 6341, 6343, 6335, 6336, 6337, 6338). Heavy rainfall is forecast, leading to flash flooding and unpredictable levels in floodways and river crossings. This will affect the collection and delivery of all mail products. Infrastructure damage has been reported along parts of the South Coast Highway, Great Southern Highway and North West Coastal Highway. Within Perth, there have been power outages, flooding and traffic disruptions. Northern Territory: The Kimberly road mail service between Broome and Darwin has resumed. Australia Post is working to clear the backlog as quickly as possible.
Qatar 14 Feb Sports Day - National Holiday
Serbia 15 to 16 Jan National Day - National Holiday
Lithuania 16 Feb Independence Day - National Holiday
United Kingdom 17 to 20 Feb British Airways - Cabin Crews Plan to Extend Strike Action: The British union Unite has threatened another strike at British Airways. Accordingly, parts of the cabin crew would again be on strike from February 17 to 20, if no conciliation can be reached. Further details are not yet known.
Finland 17 / 22 Feb Finnair - Upcoming Aviation Strikes: The Finnair cabin crew has announced to go on strike on February 17. The IAU (Finnish Aviation Union), which represents ground staff at Helsinki airport (HEL), has also announced strike measures on February 17 from 14:00 to 19:00 and on February 22 from 15:00 to 19:00. Further unions are expected to join the strike. Further details are not yet known.
India 19 Feb Maharashtra: Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti - Regional Holiday
Canada 20 Feb Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan: Family Day - Regional Holiday
Canada 20 Feb Prince Edward Island: Islander Day - Regional Holiday
Canada 20 Feb Manitoba: Louis Riel Day - Regional Holiday
Canada 20 Feb Nova Scotia: Heritage Day - Regional Holiday
India 20 Feb Andhra Pradesh: Statehood Day - Regional Holiday
United States 20 Feb Arkansas: Daisy Gatson Bates Day - Regional Holiday
India 21 Feb Haryana, Tripura: Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti - Regional Holiday
Brunei Darussalam 23 Feb National Day - National Holiday
Russia 23 Feb Motherland Defender's Day - National Holiday
Canada 24 Feb Yukon: Heritage Day - Regional Holiday
Estonia 24 Feb Independence Day - National Holiday
India 24 Feb 14 Staates: Maha Shivaratri - Regional Holiday
Mauritius 24 Feb Maha Shivaratree - National Holiday
Russia 24 Feb Public Holiday - National Holiday
Sri Lanka 24 Feb Mahasivarathri Day - National Holiday
Philippines 25 Feb Public Holiday - National Holiday
27 Feb Carnival - National Holiday
27 Feb Ash Monday / Clean Monday - National Holiday
Taiwan 27 Feb Public Holiday - National Holiday
United States 29 Jan Delta Air Lines – Computer Outage Grounds Domestic Delta Flights in U.S.: Delta Air Lines was hit by a computer outage that caused considerable delays and the cancellation of several flights. All domestic Delta flights were grounded nationwide from 07:15 p.m. until 11:45 p.m. Persisting disruptions to Delta Air Lines flights schedules are possible over the next 12 to 24 hours.
Canada 30 Jan New Brunswick – Delivery Disruptions in Parts of New Brunswick: Canada Post informs about the suspension of mail delivery in the following regions of New Brunswick due to power outages:
• Miscou
• Le Goulet
• Inkerman and Saint-Isidore in the Acadian Peninsula region
• Bass River
Please refer to the Canada Post website regarding status updates.
China 31 Jan to 02 Feb Spring Festival Holiday - National
Hong Kong 31 Jan Chinese Lunar New Year Holiday - National
India 31 Jan Assam: Me-dam-me-phi - Regional
Taiwan 31 Jan to 01 Feb Chinese Lunar New Year Holiday - National
Vietnam 31 Jan to 02 Feb Tet Holiday - National
India 01 Feb Bihar, Haryana, Orissa, Punjab, Tripura, West Bengal: Vasant Panchami / Basant Panchami - Regional
Malaysia 01 Feb Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Putrajaya: Federal Territory Day - Regional
Mauritius 01 Feb Abolition of Slavery Day - National
Liechtenstein 02 Feb Candlemas - National
Sri Lanka 04 Feb Independence Day - National
Norway 05 Feb BGO, TRD, SVG, BOO – Ground Staff at Norwegian Airports Threaten to go on Strike: Ground staff threaten to go on strike at Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger and Bodø airports.
Pakistan 05 Feb Kashmir Solidarity Day - National
United Kingdom 05 to 07 Feb and 09 to 11 Feb British Airways – British Airways Cabin Crew to Stage Fresh Strike: British Airways cabin crew are to stage a further six days of strikes. Members of the union Unite will walk out on several days in February.
Mexico 06 Feb Constitution Day - National
New Zealand 06 Feb Waitangi Day - National
Italy 07 Feb Announcement of Aviation Strikes in Italy: The following aviation strikes have been announced for 13:00 to 17:00: • Airport personnel in Milan Airports • Volotea Airline crews nationwide • Some ENAV airport personnel • Some Ryanair personnel Unless averted, flight disruptions are expected.
India 08 Feb to 30 Apr BLR – Temporary Closure of Kempegowda Airport: Kempegowda International Airport will partially suspend flight operations from 08 to 18 February due to a trade fair and from 19 February to 30 April due to restoration works. Specific closing times (local time):
08 to 11 February: 13:30 – 16:30
12 to 18 February: 10:00 – 12:00 and 14:00 – 17:00
19 February to 30 April: 10:30 – 17:00
Slovenia 08 Feb Day of Slovenian Culture - National
Malaysia 09 Feb Johor, Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Pulau Pinang, Putrajaya, Selangor: Thaipusam - Regional
Mauritius 09 Feb Thaipoosam Cavadee - National
India 10 Feb Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab: Guru Ravidas Jayanti - Regional
Iran 10 Feb Revolution Day - National
Malta 10 Feb St. Paul's Shipwreck - National
Sri Lanka 10 Feb Navam Full Moon Poya Day - National
Cambodia 11 Feb Meaka Bochea Day - National
India 11 Feb Assam: Bir Chilarai Divas - Regional
Japan 11 Feb Foundation Day - National
Thailand 11 Feb Makha Bucha Day - National
India 12 Feb Haryana: Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti - Regional
United States 12 Feb Connecticut, Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Florida: Lincoln's Birthday - Regional
Australia 13 Feb Tasmania: Royal Hobart Regatta - Regional
Cambodia 13 Feb Meaka Bochea Day Holiday - National
Canada 13 Feb British Columbia: Family Day - Regional
Thailand 13 Feb Makha Bucha Day Holiday - National
United States 13 Feb Connecticut, Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Florida: Lincoln's Birthday Holiday - Regional