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Incident bulletin 28th April 2017

This week’s bulletin contains updates about: Norway, Finland, Portugal, Greece, USA, Canada, Israel, Dominican Republic and Ecuador.

Norway

Start date: 24th April
End date :  ongoing

Heavy snowfall has prompted flight disruptions across Norway. Particularly affected were operations at Oslo-Gardermoen Airport (OSL). Flight cancellations and delays were also reported at the airports of Bergen (BGO), Stavanger (SVG) and Trondheim (TRD).

Finland

Start date: 26th April
End date :  1st May

It has been reported a number of short-term strikes at Helsinki Office of Exchange on April 26-27. Both inbound and outbound letter mail have been affected. No further strikes are to be expected, and the processing of mail should be back to normal over the weekend.

Portugal

Start date: 1st May
End date :  2nd May

The National Union of Civil Aviation Flight Personnel (SNPVAC) has announced strike measures by SATA Air Acores and SATA International flight crews and ground staff.

Greece

Start date: 1st May
End date :  2nd May

The Greek seafarers’ union PNO has called for a nationwide strike. Accordingly, the entire shipping traffic in Greece will be suspended for 24 hours.

USA

Start date: 25th April
End date :  ongoing

Adverse weather conditions have caused numerous flight cancellations and delays at John F. Kennedy International (JFK), New York – LaGuardia (LGA) and Newark (EWR) airports.

Canada

Start date: 25th April
End date :  ongoing

Canada Post informs, that due to the increasing volume of letter items and mail backlog at the office of exchange, delivery services of letter post items to Eastern Canada (Postcodes: A, B, C, E, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P and R) and Western Canada (Postcodes: S, T, V, X and Y) are subject to delay.

Start date: 26th April
End date: ongoing

Canada Post informs about the suspension of mail delivery in Thunder Bay due to severe weather conditions.

Start date: 27th April
End date: ongoing

Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) informs about weather-related flight cancellations and delays.

Israel

Start date: 25th April
End date :  ongoing

The General Federation of Labor in Israel (Histadrut) has announced a general public sector strike.

Dominican Republic

Start date: 25th April
End date :  ongoing

Heavy rainfall has flooded large parts of the Dominican Republic, causing damages to houses, bridges and roads. Delays in mail delivery services are expected.

Ecuador

Start date: 26th April
End date :  ongoing

Severe weather continues to impact Ecuador. Heavy rainfall in Chunchi in the central Andean region has prompted landslides, causing avalanches and damages to property. In the capital of Quito, a thunderstorm has caused flooding and damages to buildings. Traffic disruptions might be possible.

 

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