Incident bulletin 3rd March 2017

This week’s bulletin contains updates about: United Kingdom, France, Greece, Finland, USA, Chile, Thailand.

United Kingdom

Start date: 24th February
End date: 25th February

Due to Storm Doris on 24 February there were delays for 24 hours to all postal operation in UK.


Start date: 7th March
End date: 8th March

The French aviation union CGT has called on all Air France union members to go on strike on 7 March. The national civil servants will strike on the same day.


Start date: 1st March
End date: 3rd March

Strike actions by subway, city railway and tram drivers are announced and massive traffic jams on almost all major access roads in the Greater Athens area are to be expected. The strike is supposed to last for 24 hours. Delays in mail delivery services are expected.


Start date: 3rd March
End date: 10th March

The Finnish Aviation Union (IAU) as well as the trade union Pro, have planned aviation strikes as follows: Ground and security staff at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport Friday, 03 March: 14:00 to 19:00 Monday, 06 March: 03:00 to 09:00 Wednesday, 08 March: 15:00 to 19:00 Friday, 10 March: 15:00 to 19:00 Air traffic to, from and above Finland might be affected.


Start date: 1st March
End date: ongoing

The Postal Service is experiencing minor impacts as a result of severe weather that hit the Midwest and moved eastward. While most offices remain open and fully operational, there are a few offices experiencing power outages. States impacted by this storm include West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.


Start date: 26th February
End date: ongoing

Heavy rain triggered flooding and mudslides in Chile. Particularly affected were the regions of Valparaiso, Santiago and O’Higgins. Delays in the delivery and pick up of mail and parcels are expected.


Start date: 3rd March
End date: 5th March

From 3 March until 5 May, one of the Suvarnabhumi International Airport’s three runways will be closed for maintenance and repair work. Flight delays are anticipated during this period, especially during the peak hours.

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