Finland: Update 12th November
The Finnish Postal workers union (PAU) has announced a strike, which takes place from the 19th to the 26th of November. Please expect delays in the processing and delivery of your items through the whole network during that period. This information applies to both letter and parcel mail. Furthermore, both inbound and outbound operations are affected.
Greece: Update 12th November
The Confederation of the Greek workers and the Association of the Civil Servants announced a 24-hour strike. These actions will affect both international and domestic mail collection and delivery.
The latest information we have concerning the air traffic controllers, is that their union decided not to participate in this strike, at least for Athens International Airport, the entry point for international dispatches.
Peru: Update 12th November
There will be a delay in the processing of international mail due to a strike taking place. This situation will affect delivery performance for EMS items, parcels and mail items in general.
Malaysia: Update 12th November
Postal operations are suffering disruption in three coast states (Pahang, Kelantan and Terengganu). This is due to the heavy rain near Bukit, Tinggi and Pahang on 11th November. The highways linking these areas are inaccessible to traffic, preventing transport of EMS, letter-post and parcel-post items.
Lufthansa: Update 13th November
Since 10th November Lufthansa have been experiencing high levels of disruption with flights affecting the postal service. On 11th November 80% of LH flights were cancelled. Austrian Airlines and Swiss Airlines were used to forward mail. As the most important European destinations are delivered by truck there were no major backlogs in France but for some destinations, delays were expected.
On 12th November the biggest part of the backlog was shipped by road and for some intercontinental destinations Austrian Airlines flights were planned.
From 14th November, Lufthansa expect flight operations (continental & intercontinental flights) to be back to normal of more than 95% of flights operating as per schedule. Regarding backlogs, in Frankfurt volumes of backlog are expected to have cleared until the end of the weekend.