European Road Services
Due to increased cross-channel traffic, check-in and crossing times to Calais have significantly increased. Protestors are also present at the Port of Calais, potentially disrupting the flow of vehicles with blockades. As a result, road services to and from most mainland European and Scandinavian destinations may be impacted.
Out of respect to the 41st President of United States, USPS suspended regular mail deliveriesÂ on Wednesday 5th December. Mail operations returned to normal on Thursday 6th December.
Media sources indicate that road and infrastructure damage caused by the 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Anchorage, Alaska, has affected ground transportation in the area since November 30th. Several bridges and highways remained closed for repair works, causing traffic jams and likely impacting postal services.Â
Postal workers were set to strike on November 30th: Media sources indicated on November 15th that postal workers with Correos planned to start a series of strikes across Spain from November 30th. Strikes are also planned for December 21st and December 26th.
Extreme Weather Conditions
Heavy rain in Sydney and New South Wales has stopped and flooding subsided. Mail operations are returning to normal, but some delays may still be experienced due to possible backlogs.
Although the fuel protest in mainland France has returned to normal, it appears to have taken hold in Reunion, a French overseas department, with road blocks severely disrupting mail operations. As a result, mail delays are expected in area codes 97400 to 97499.
Ukrposhta informs other Union member countries and their designated operators that the Ukrainian Parliament has voted to impose martial law for 30 days, commencing on 28th November 2018, in 10 oblasts of Ukraine: Vinnytsia Oblast, Luhansk Oblast, Donetsk Oblast, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Mykolayiv Oblast, Odesa Oblast, Sumy Oblast, Chernihiv Oblast, Kharkiv Oblast and Kherson Oblast. Nevertheless, Ukrposhta will continue its normal operations, handling both incoming and outgoing postal items throughout the territory of Ukraine controlled by the Ukrainian Government, and will continue to fulfil all its obligations towards Union member countries.
Significant traffic delays have been reported this week at the San Diego-Tijuana border crossing in Mexico. This was likely due to heightened security measures and lane restrictions in anticipation of the arrival of the migrant caravan in Tijuana.
As a result of industrial action which took place between 22nd October and 27th November, Canada Post is advising commercial customers and consumers that items in or entering its network will have long and unpredictable delays before being delivered - this extends to international items. Canada Post are aware of the effect on all customers and are continuing to work to reduce the backlogs as soon as possible and restore operations to normal.
Luxembourg and Switzerland
We are currently experiencing issues with the handler for these two destinations. In the interim, emergency routes have been setup for these 2 destinations while we look for alternative solutions. As result, it's possible that all mail services may experience delays of up to 24 hours.
Due to political developments in northern Iraq the government has issued an embargo on flights into the region. It is expected that no deliveries will be possible until the situation is resolved.
It has been reported that it is not possible to send any mail and parcels to Venezuela as the route has been closed off due to the political instability in the country.
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain
It has been reported that, in accordance with the declaration issued by the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cutting ties with Qatar, the provision of postal services with that member country has, until further notice, been suspended.
CURRENTLY NO SERVICE. Due to the current situation in Yemen mail services have been suspended. Where possible, items currently in transit will be returned to sender. We are sorry that our suppliers are not accepting mail for Yemen at this time.
CURRENTLY NO SERVICE. Due to the civil unrest in Libya and the recent attack at the International Airport Tripoli (TIP), all mail items going to Libya will face disruptions for the foreseeable future. Postal distributers have asked that all mail items for Libya are not sent out into the postal system until further notice.
CURRENTLY NO SERVICE. 18/03/2016: Mail services to Crimea, Sevastapol, Donetsk and Luhansk Oblast are suspended until further notice.
CURRENTLY NO SERVICE. Due to the current exceptional circumstances in the Syrian Arab Republic, all mail deliveries have now been suspended.
CURRENTLY NO SERVICE.
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