Service Updates & Upcoming Public Holidays – w/c 22nd February

Here you will find the latest UK & global service updates and a list of upcoming worldwide public holidays. This is updated throughout the week with latest information available.

UK Service Updates

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International Service Updates

GENERAL: The situation at Calais and the Channel Tunnel have improved and over the last week transport services have been returning to normal. However, there is a possibility that further strike action and/or security issues may cause further delays going forward. We will advise accordingly if and when new events arise.

Delays are still expected on the crossing from France to UK, which would have a knock on effect on the availability of outward bound transport. There is no end date for this as the situation is continuing indefinitely. Ongoing (issue start date: 23/06/15 – updated 10/12/15)

China, Macau, Taiwan – Due to the lunar new year, mail delivery services in mainland China, Macau & Taiwan will be temporarily disrupted. Resolved (issue start date: 06/02/2016)

Egypt – Due to the suspension of flights from the UK to Egypt, delays to mail is to be expected. Ongoing (issue start date: 04/11/15)

France – Farmers demonstrations and road blocks in Region West have resulted in heavy traffic and delays in mail pick up and delivery in the area. The worst affected postcode areas are: 22, 29, 35, 53, 56, 14 & 50. Resolved (issue start date: 28/01/16)

France – Delays are to be expected in the Fecamp (76400) distribution centres. This is due to industrial action. Resolved (issue start date: 15/02/16)

Ireland – Luas tram drivers in Dublin announced a 2-day strike from February 11-11th. Delays to mail delivery services are to be expected. Resolved (issue start date: 11/02/16)

Libya – All mail services to Libya are currently suspended. Ongoing (issue start date: 16/07/14)

Mauritius – Due to heavy rain on the island on Wednesday 10th February, the collection and delivery of mail has been disrupted. Resolved (issue start date: 10/02/16)

Morocco – Morocco Post has confirmed that a national strike began on the 24th February. Delays to mail services are likely as a result. Ongoing (issue start date: 25/02/16)

Nepal – An earthquake, approximately 50 miles north west of Kathmandu, has caused severe damage in northern Nepal. Severe disruption to mail services nationwide is to be expected.

UPDATE: All mail services in Nepal have been officially suspended and Kathmandu Airport is now closed to all commercial cargo due to the humanitarian relief effort in the region. Ongoing (issue start date: 27/04/15 – updated 30/04/15)

Somalia – All mail services to Somalia are currently suspended. Ongoing (issue start date: 30/11/91)

Ukraine – Delivery of mail for the Crimea and Sevastopol (postal codes 95000 – 99999) regions remains suspended. Ongoing (issue start date: 18/03/14)

Yemen – All mail services to Yemen have now been suspended. Ongoing (issue start date: 27/03/15)

Upcoming Public Holidays

February 1st – Malaysia (regional), Mauritius, Mexico, New Zealand (regional), Rwanada
February 3rd – Mozambique
February 4th – Angola, Sri Lanka
February 5th – Pakistan
February 6th – Vietnam
February 7th – Granada, South Korea, Various (Chinese New Year), Vietnam
February 8th – Argentina, Canada (regional), New Zealand, Solvenia, South Korea, Thailand (regional), Various (Chines New Year), Vietnam
February 9th – Argentina, India (regional), Lebanon, Malaysia, Qatar, South Korea, Various (Chinese New Year), Vietnam
February 10th – Malta, South Korea, Various (Ash Wednesday), Various (Chinese New Year), Vietnam
February 11th – Japan, Various (Chinese New Year)
February 12th – China, India (regional), Myanmar, Taiwan
February 13th – China, India (regional)
February 14th – Lebanon
February 15th – Canada (regional), Serbia, USA (regional)
February 16th – Lithuania, Serbia, Uganda
February 17th – Libya
February 19th – India (regional)
February 21st – Bangladesh
February 22nd – Cambodia, India (regional), Saint Lucia, Sri Lanka, Thailand
February 23rd – Brunei, Russia
February 24th – Estonia
February 25th – Kuwait, Philippines
February 26th – Kuwait
February 27th – Dominican Republic
February 29th – Spain (regional), Taiwan

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