Incident bulletin 30th September 2016

This week’s bulletin contains updates about: Belgium, Austria, China and Australia.


Start date:  29th September
End date:  30th September

It has been reported by by Belgium Post (bpost) that on Thursday 29th September, Belgium’s union are planning a national demonstration in Brussels to protest against government policy and plans. This action will possible delay inbound and outbound mail.


Start date: 12th September
End date:  3rd October

Klagenfurt Airport (KLU) will be closed to all air traffic due to runway maintenance work. The reopening is planned for 4 October.


Start date: 29th September
End date:  ongoing

China Post Group has advised that typhoon Megi slammed into China’s southeast coast on 28 September, packing violent winds and torrential rain. The affected areas include the provinces of Fujian, Zhejiang and Guangdong. As a result, please expect delays in the collection and delivery of all mail products in the areas affected (postcodes in the range 310xxx, 318xxx, 323xxx, 325xxx, 350xxx, 351xxx, 361xxx, 362xxx, 515xxx and 521xxx).


Start date: 26th September
End date:  9th October

The designated operator of Australia, Australia Post, has further update that the industrial action by staff of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and the Department of Agriculture, responsible for overseeing customs clearance at all inbound offices of exchange in Australia, has been extended until 16 October 2016.   Please note that service delays are expected.

Start date: 29th September
End date:  ongoing

It has been advised that severe weather in South Australia is affecting the collection and delivery of all mail products. The whole state of South Australia was without electricity on 28 September 2016. Power outages continue to occur and some roads are flooded, affecting Australia Post’s ability to reach some communities.  Please note that service delays are expected.

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