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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.
China 20 Jul to 15 Aug Hundreds of flights to and from eastern China were canceled or delayed and state media warned that more disruptions should be expected in the next few weeks.
Large parts of Europe 05 Aug Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Slovakia: Severe Weather in Europe leads to traffic disruptions and delays in mail delivery and processing.
Thailand 05 Aug Major disruptions caused by severe floodings in the northeast of Thailand. Floods have been reported from the following areas: • province of Ubon Ratchathani (Don Mot Daeng district) • province of Amnat Charoen • province of Yasothon • province of Nakhon Phanom Delays in mail delivery and processing might be expected.
Croatia 05 Aug Homeland Thanksgiving Day - Public Holiday
Bolivia 06 Aug Independence Day - Public Holiday
Jamaica 06 Aug Independence Day - Public Holiday
Colombia 07 Aug Battle of Boyacá Day - Public Holiday
Qatar 08 Aug Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Qatar 09 Aug Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Singapore 09 Aug National Day - Public Holiday
South Africa 09 Aug National Women's Day - Public Holiday
Ecuador 10 Aug Independence Day - Public Holiday
India 10 Aug Raksha Bandhan - Public Holiday
Sri Lanka 10 Aug Nikini Full Moon Poya Day - Public Holiday
Zimbabwe 11 Aug Heroes' Day - Public Holiday
Greece 11 to 14 Aug Postal Strike in Athens: Greek union reserves to call for another four-day strike from August 11 until August 14. Delays and disruptions might be expected.
Thailand 12 Aug The Queen's Birthday - Public Holiday
Zimbabwe 12 Aug Defence Forces Day - Public Holiday
Tunisia 13 Aug Women's Day - Public Holiday
Morocco 14 Aug Oued ED-Dahab Day - Public Holiday
Pakistan 14 Aug Independence Day - Public Holiday
Austria 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
Belgium 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
Bosnia Herzegovina 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
Chile 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
Costa Rica 15 Aug Mother's Day - Public Holiday
Croatia 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
Cyprus 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
France 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
Germany 15 Aug Bavaria, Saarland: Assumption Day - Regional Holiday
Greece 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
India 15 Aug Independence Day - Public Holiday
Italy 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
Liechtenstein 15 Aug Liechtenstein State Celebration - Public Holiday
Lithuania 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
Luxembourg 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
Malta 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
Paraguay 15 Aug Asuncion Foundation Day - Public Holiday
Poland 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
Portugal 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
Romania 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
Slovenia 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
South Korea 15 Aug Independence Day - Public Holiday
Spain 15 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
Switzerland 15 Aug Aargau, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Fribourg, Graubünden, Jura, Lucerne, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Solothurn, Schwyz, Ticino, Uri, Valais, Zug: Assumption Day - Regional Holiday
Indonesia 17 Aug Independence Day - Public Holiday
Argentina 18 Aug San Martín Day - Public Holiday
Colombia 18 Aug Assumption Day - Public Holiday
India 18 Aug Janmashtami - Public Holiday
Egypt 23 Jul Revolution Day - Public Holiday
Ukraine 23 Jul The following postal items to destinations with the postal codes 95000-99999 will be currently sent back to the sender: Letter mail format P/G/E Prio, Nonprio plus Ebf. As far as possible, parcels will be delivered.
Venezuela 24 Jul Simon Bolivar's Birthday - Public Holiday
Costa Rica 25 Jul Annexation of Guanacaste - Public Holiday
Spain 25 Jul Castilla y León, Canary islands, Galicia, La Rioja, Madrid, Navarra, Basque Country: Feast of Saint James the Apostle - Regional Holiday
Tunisia 25 Jul Republic Day - Public Holiday
Italy 26 Jul ENAV air traffic controllers announced an industrial action from 10: 00am to 6pm. Delays and flight cancellations might be expected.
Azerbaijan 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Bahrain 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Egypt 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Ghana 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Indonesia 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
India 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Iran 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Jordan 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Kenya 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Morocco 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Macedonia 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Malaysia 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Pakistan 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Qatar 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Saudi Arabia 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Singapore 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Sri Lanka 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Tunisia 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Turkey 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Trinidad and Tobago 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
United Arab Emirates 28 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - Public Holiday
Peru 28 Jul Independence Day - Public Holiday
Bahrain 29 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Egypt 29 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Indonesia 29 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Iran 29 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Jordan 29 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Morocco 29 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Malaysia 29 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Pakistan 29 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Saudi Arabia 29 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Tunisia 29 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Turkey 29 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
United Arab Emirates 29 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Peru 29 Jul Independence Day Holiday - Public Holiday
Bahrain 30 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Egypt 30 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Indonesia 30 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Iran 30 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Jordan 30 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Pakistan 30 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Saudi Arabia 30 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Tunisia 30 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Turkey 30 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
United Arab Emirates 30 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Morocco 30 Jul Throne Day - Public Holiday
Indonesia 31 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Saudi Arabia 31 Jul Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Switzerland 01 Aug Swiss National Day - Public Holiday
Indonesia 01 Aug Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Saudi Arabia 01 Aug Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Jamaica 01 Aug Emancipation Day - Public Holiday
Trinidad and Tobago 01 Aug Emancipation Day - Public Holiday
Macedonia 02 Aug Republic Day - Public Holiday
Saudi Arabia 02 Aug Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
Saudi Arabia 03 Aug Eid-al-Fitr Holiday - Public Holiday
The Bahamas 04 Aug Emancipation Day - Public Holiday
Canada 04 Aug August Civic Holiday - Public Holiday
Ireland 04 Aug August Bank Holiday - Public Holiday
Iceland 04 Aug Commerce Day -Public Holiday