The designated operator of the United Kingdom informs about strikes

The designated operator of the United Kingdom, Royal Mail, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that postal workers have called four 24-hour strikes commencing at 00.01 UK time on 26 and 31 August and 8 and 9 September 2022. This industrial action will affect mail deliveries, as well as Royal… Continue reading The designated operator of the United Kingdom informs about strikes

Delivery to China

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport and backlog at the customs terminal, there may be delays in the delivery and processing of mail sent to China in May and June 2022 by Turkish Airlines flights. Incoming mail must undergo a mandatory quarantine, which leads to an increase in the total forwarding time.… Continue reading Delivery to China

Austria – Suspension of outbound airmail services and delayed processing of inbound items (Update of 25.07.2022)

Update of 25.07.2022 Austria Post reports that the IT problem at the airmail office in Vienna has been resolved, incoming and outgoing mail is being processed as usual._______________ The designated operator of Austria, Österreichische Post AG, has informed that, owing to serious IT problems at Vienna Airport and the airmail unit, Österreichische Post is currently unable to… Continue reading Austria – Suspension of outbound airmail services and delayed processing of inbound items (Update of 25.07.2022)

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Chile – Adverse weather conditions

The designated postal operator of Chile, CorreosChile, informs that adverse weather conditions may lead to delays in the transfer and handling of shipments, as well as last-mile delivery of items, until further notice. CorreosChile thanks for understanding and will inform when the situation changes or returns to normal.

Israel – Delays in handling of shipments due to visit by the US President

The designated operator of Israel, Israel Postal Company, informs  that, owing to a visit to Israel by the President of the United States from 13 to 15 July 2022, activities at the airport and cargo terminals will be restricted, and there will be sporadic road closures. As a result of these restrictions, which may also… Continue reading Israel – Delays in handling of shipments due to visit by the US President

Possible longer transit times to several countries to which mail is transported by Lufthansa flights

According to Lufthansa, which performs transit transportation for Ukrposhta to several countries (Australia, Albania, Angola, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Vietnam, Gambia, Hong Kong, Israel, India, Cameroon, Canada, China, Korea (Rep.), Costa Rica, Luxembourg, Mexico, New Zealand, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Uruguay, Japan), transit times may be extended. Lufthansa reports that the aviation industry in… Continue reading Possible longer transit times to several countries to which mail is transported by Lufthansa flights