Incident bulletin 10th March 2017

This week’s bulletin contains updates about: Italy, Finland and USA.


Start date: 8th March
End date: 10th March

It has been reported that an unexpected strike of the ground handling and airport personnel has been called for the 8 March 2017, at Malpensa Airport – MXP. The local postal authorities are trying to minimize the impact, but delays are certainly to be expected on all mail services.


Start date: 10th March
End date: 24th March

A part of ground handling and security control staff at Finnish airports will go on strike on Friday, 10th March from 15:00 – 19:00. This may cause flight cancellations and delays in handling of airmail, for both inbound and outbound volumes. Future strike warnings are announced for 14th March from 03:00 – 09:00 with impact on air traffic at several airports. For 17th March from 15:00 – 19:00, for 22nd March from 14:00 – 18:00 and 23rd March from 14:00 – 18:00.


Start date: 7th March
End date: ongoing

The Postal Service has impacts following tornados that touched down in several cities across the region. The following offices are being impacted and are experiencing service delays.

ARKANSAS Parthenon Post Office 72666 – The office was destroyed by a tornado.  All operations have been relocated to Jasper Post Office, located at 412 W Court St., Jasper, AR 72641.

DALLAS Leonard Post Office 75452 – The office has roof damage and a broken gas line resulting from high winds from a tornado in the region.  Retail operations have been temporarily suspended until repairs are completed.

IOWA Ottumwa PO 52501 – Office has damage following a tornado in the region. Salem PO 52649 – Office is experiencing a power outage.

NORTH DAKOTA Ambrose PO 58833 – Office is inaccessible due to impassable roads.

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