International Mail Delays & Spring Bank Holiday
Please find below some ongoing and recent delay notifications to international mail.
Serbia (14/05/2014-ongoing): Severe flooding has disrupted the delivery of all postal items for Serbia arriving in the country from 14th May onwards.
Italy (16/05/2014): Ground handling staff at Milan Malpensa and Milan Linate airports staged a one-day strike on Friday last week. Delays to both inbound and outbound postal services are expected.
Ukraine (17/04/2014-ongoing): Ukrposhta, the Ukrainian post office, has advised that the dispatch of all products to locations in the Crimea and Sevastopol has been suspended until further notice, due to the current situation in that area of Ukraine. Any items that have already been posted but are still in the UK, will be returned to sender.
Israel (28/04/2014-ongoing): The Postal Workers' Union in Israel has announced an indefinite strike beginning Tuesday, April 29th. This strike will affect all international and domestic mail collection, sorting and deliveries of all services.
Canada (12/05/2014-ongoing): The relocation of the Canadian International Mail Centre in Vancouver is causing some delays to mail delivery in that area and may continue over the next few days.
USA (26/05/2014): The Memorial Day national holiday will affect mail deliveries across the USA early next week.
UK Spring Bank Holiday (26/05/2014): The Spring Bank Holiday will affect mail deliveries across the UK early next week.