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Global Mail Observer

The Global Mail Observer e-newsletter provides you bi-weekly with current and upcoming events that may affect the delivery of your mail and parcels around the world.
Cambodia 14 Apr Cambodian New Year's Day - National Holiday
Finland 14 to 15 Apr Possible Ground Handling Strikes at Finnish Airports: Finnish Aviation Union and Finnish Cabin Crew Union have issued a strike notice concerning ground handling and cabin crew services. If realized, it would take place between 6 a.m and 6 p.m. on both days. It would not concern Finnair, Flybe or Blue1 flights.
India 14 Apr Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarh, Gujarat, Delhi, Haryana, Jammu/Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh: Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti - Regional Holiday
India 14 Apr Kerala: Vishu - Regional Holiday
India 14 Apr Tamil Nadu: Tamil New Year's Day - Regional Holiday
Sri Lanka 14 Apr Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Day - National Holiday
Thailand 14 Apr Thai New Year's Holiday - National Holiday
Cambodia 15 Apr Cambodian New Year's Day Holiday - National Holiday
India 15 Apr to 31 May Goa: Repair Work at Goa International Airport: Indian airlines will have to reschedule and curtail flights to Goa International Airport for 45 days due to runway upgradation. During that time the runway will be open only for six hours in the morning (5 a.m. ? 11 a.m.) for commercial airlines. Air traffic disruptions possible.
India 15 Apr Tripura, West Bengal: Bengali New Year's Day / Vaisakh / Masadi - Regional Holiday
Malaysia 15 Apr Melaka: State Public Holiday - Regional Holiday
Thailand 15 Apr Thai New Year's Holiday - National Holiday
Cambodia 16 Apr Cambodian New Year's Day Holiday - National Holiday
United States 16 Apr District of Columbia: Emancipation Day - Regional Holiday
Zimbabwe 18 Apr Independence Day - National Holiday
Venezuela 19 Apr Independence Declaration Day - National Holiday
Canada 20 Apr Newfoundland and Labrador: St. George's Day - Regional Holiday
India 20 Apr Karnataka: Shiv Jayanti - Regional Holiday
India 20 Apr Uttar Pradesh: Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti - Regional Holiday
United States 20 Apr Maine, Massachusetts: Patriot's Day - Regional Holiday
Brazil 21 Apr Tiradentes Day - National Holiday
India 21 Apr Karnataka: Basava Jayanti - Regional Holiday
Italy 21 Apr Air Traffic Related Strike Announcements in Italy: Italian Government has announced the following aviation related strikes from 13:00 until 17:00: • ENAV air traffic controllers • Ground handling at Milan Linate/Malpensa, Palermo • Foreign airline staff
United States 21 Apr Texas: San Jacinto Day - Regional Holiday
Iceland 23 Apr First Day of Summer - National Holiday
Israel 23 Apr Independence Day - National Holiday
Spain 23 Apr Aragón: Day of Aragón - Regional Holiday
Spain 23 Apr Castile-León: Day of Castile-León - Regional Holiday
Spain 23 Apr Catalonia: St. George's Day - Regional Holiday
Turkey 23 Apr National Sovereignty and Children's Day - National Holiday
United States 24 Apr Nebraska: Arbor Day - Regional Holiday
Australia, New Zealand 25 Apr ANZAC Day - National Holiday
Egypt 25 Apr Sinai Liberation Day - National Holiday
Italy 25 Apr Liberation Day - National Holiday
New Zealand 25 Apr Delivery Disruptions in New Zealand due to Holidays: ANZAC Day falls on a Saturday this year and will be observed on Monday. There will be no mail deliveries on ANZAC Day Saturday 25 April or Monday 27 April.
Portugal 25 Apr Liberty Day - National Holiday
Malaysia 26 Apr Terengganu: State Public Holiday - Regional Holiday
Australia 27 Apr Western Australia: ANZAC Day Holiday - Regional Holiday
Netherlands 27 Apr The King's Birthday - National Holiday
New Zealand 27 Apr Delivery Disruptions in New Zealand due to Holidays: ANZAC Day falls on a Saturday this year and will be observed on Monday. There will be no mail deliveries on ANZAC Day Saturday 25 April or Monday 27 April.
New Zealand 27 Apr ANZAC Day Holiday - National Holiday
Slovenia 27 Apr Resistance Day - National Holiday
South Africa 27 Apr Freedom Day - National Holiday
United States 27 Apr Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi: Confederate Memorial Day - Regional Holiday
Vietnam 27 Apr Public Holiday - National Holiday
Australia 30 Mar to 6 Apr 15 Service Impacts in Northern Tasmania: Australia Post informs that, as Launceston Airport runway works have not yet been completed, it cannot guarantee next business day delivery until after the Easter long weekend.
India 30 Mar Kashimir: Floods Hit India's Kashmir Region: Three days of heavy rain have triggered severe flooding and landslides in the Kashmir region of India. The only road to Srinagar as well as further main traffic routes have been closed.
Argentina 31 Mar Transportation Strike in Argentina – Flight Cancellations: Due to today’s general transportation strike, LATAM Airlines has canceled some domestic flights in Argentina as well as international routes. LAN Airlines, said that all flights departing from or arriving at Aeroparque Jorge Newbury would be canceled. Airports in Mendoza and Cordoba would also be affected. Some flights into and out of Buenos Aires’ main Ezeiza International Airport would also be canceled or rescheduled.
Malta 31 Mar Freedom Day - National Holiday
United States 31 Mar California, Colorado, Texas: César Chávez Day - Regional Holiday
Germany 01 Apr Union Threatens Warning Strikes at Deutsche Post: The union Verdi will call on its members to hold nationwide warning strikes at Deutsche Post.
Cyprus 01 Apr Greek Cypriot Day (EOKA Day) - National Holiday
Iran 01 Apr Islamic Republic Day - National Holiday
Argentina 02 Apr Day of the Veterans and Fallen of the Malvinas War - National Holiday
Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, El Salvador, Iceland, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Uruguay, Venezuela 02 Apr Maundy Thursday - National Holiday
India 02 Apr Andaman/Nicobar, Chattisgarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh: Mahavir Jayanti - Regional Holiday
Iran 02 Apr Nature Day - National Holiday
Spain 02 Apr all except Catalonia, Valencia: Maundy Thursday - Regional Holiday
New Zealand 3 to 6 Apr 15 Delivery Disruptions in New Zealand due to Holidays: There will be no New Zealand Post mail deliveries on Easter weekend. Delays in mail processing and delivery possible.
lots of countries worldwide 03 Apr Good Friday - National Holiday
Sri Lanka 03 Apr Bak Full Moon Poya Day - National Holiday
Taiwan 03 Apr Children's Day Holiday - National Holiday
Australia 04 Apr all except Tasmania: Holy Saturday - Regional Holiday
Chile, El Salvador, Hong Kong, Zimbabwe 04 Apr Holy Saturday - National Holiday
Israel 04 Apr Pessah (First Day) - National Holiday
Taiwan 04 Apr Children's Day - National Holiday
China, Hong Kong, Taiwan 05 Apr Tomb Sweeping Day - National Holiday
India 05 Apr Andhra Pradesh: Babu Jagjivan Ram's Birthday - Regional Holiday
lots of countries worldwide 05 Apr Easter Sunday - National Holiday
Hong Kong, Taiwan 06 Apr Tomb Sweeping Day Holiday - National Holiday
lots of countries worldwide 06 Apr Easter Monday - National Holiday
South Africa 06 Apr Family Day / Easter Monday - National Holiday
Thailand 06 Apr Memorial and Chakri Day - National Holiday
United Kingdom 07 Apr Scotland: Strike Announcement by Security Staff at Airports in Scotland: All airports run by government-owned Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) are to be hit by strikes after Easter. The union Prospect said staff will stage a 48 hour strike from midday on 7 April. HIAL operates the following airports in Scotland: • Campbeltown Airport • Barra Airport • Benbecula Airport • Dundee Airport • Inverness Airport • Islay Airport • Kirkwall Airport • Stornoway Airport • Sumburgh Airport • Tiree Airport • Wick John O'Groats Airport
Australia 07 Apr Tasmania: Easter Tuesday - Regional Holiday
Hong Kong 07 Apr The Day Following Easter Monday - National Holiday
New Zealand 07 Apr Southland: Provincial Anniversary Day - Regional Holiday
Philippines 09 Apr Day of Valor - National Holiday
Tunisia 09 Apr Martyrs' Day - National Holiday
Bosnia Herzegovina 10 Apr Republika Srpska: Good Friday (orthodox) - Regional Holiday
Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Montenegro, Serbia 10 Apr Good Friday (orthodox) - National Holiday
Israel 10 Apr Pessah (Last Day) - National Holiday
Bulgaria, Serbia 11 Apr Holy Saturday (orthodox) - National Holiday
Costa Rica 11 Apr Juan Santamaria Day / Battle of Rivas - National Holiday
Bosnia Herzegovina 12 Apr Republika Srpska: Easter Sunday (orthodox) - Regional Holiday
Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Serbia 12 Apr Easter Sunday (orthodox) - National Holiday
Egypt 12 Apr Coptic Easter Sunday - National Holiday
Bosnia Herzegovina 13 Apr Republika Srpska: Easter Monday (orthodox) - Regional Holiday
Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine 13 Apr Easter Monday (Orthodox) - National Holiday
Egypt 13 Apr Sham el Nessim - National Holiday
Sri Lanka 13 Apr Sinhala and Tamil New Year's Eve - National Holiday
Thailand 13 Apr Thai New Year's Day - National Holiday