Weekly
Global Report

Country Updates

low impact

Tonga - 25-Feb

Tropical Cyclone Pola is expected to hit the island causing heavy rain and high winds.  Delays to mail processing and delivery are expected.

Chile - 11-Feb

Mail services have resumed in Arica and Parinacota previously affected by heavy rain and flooding.

medium impact

Slovenia - 19-Feb

Postal workers began a strike on February 19th for better working conditions.  National and International postal deliveries have been significantly affected.

India - 20-Feb

10,000 workers from Airports Authority of India are currently on strike in opposition of privatizing airports.  Flights delays can be expected.

Finland - 23-Feb

Eight Finnish airports are currently affected by an air traffic controller lockout expected to last one week.  Lockouts are also expected for March 4th and March 11th.  Flight disruptions are expected.

high impact

Canada - 26-Feb

The Greater Toronto and Montreal areas are affected by severe weather conditions.  Mail and parcel deliveries may experience delays until conditions improve.

Restricted Service Updates

Guatemala

20-Feb 2018:  Correos y Telégrafos is in its final phase to hire additional staff to help clear an ongoing backlog. As a result, international letter-post, parcel-post and EMS services (inbound/outbound) will continue to be disrupted for at least another 4 months. Correos y Telégrafos has asked the designated operators of other countries to hold back any mail destined for Guatemala until further notice.

11-Apr 2017:  The USPS has temporarily suspended mail services to Guatemala until further notice. This will impact the following USPS services; PMEI, PMI, FCMI, FCPIS, IPA, and ISAL. For already deposited items, USPS will endorse them “Mail Service Suspended – Return to Sender” and then place them in the mail stream for return.

Iraq

2-Nov 2017: 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.

Qatar

12-Jun 2017: Services to Doha are embargoed until further notice.

UAE, Bahrain

6-Jun 2017: According to reports, in accordance with the declaration issued by the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are cutting ties with Qatar, the provision of postal services with that member country has, until further notice, been suspended.

Libya

Due to civil unrest in Libya, all mail services have been suspended until further notice.

Syria

Due to the current exceptional transportation circumstances in the Syrian Arab Republic, all mail and parcel deliveries have been suspended until further notice.

Yemen

Due to current situations in the Yemen region, all mail services have been suspended until further notice.

Ukraine

The Ukrainian post office, Ukrposhta, has suspended all mail services to Crimea (postcodes 95000-98999), Sevastopol (postcodes 99000-99999), Donetsk and Luhansk Oblast regions until further notice.

Somalia

Due to the unstable general safety in Somalia, there are no mail services available.