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DHL eCommerce Event Observer

Stay abreast of events that may affect deliveries.

Read the “DHL eCommerce Event Observer” to find out whether current and upcoming events, within the U.S. and worldwide, could affect your domestic and international deliveries. There is no cost to subscribe to our biweekly e-newsletterExternal Link / New Window.
Germany 2 to 3 Dec FRA - Flight Disruptions at Frankfurt Airport: Heavy snowfall caused numerous flight delays and cancellations at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) on 2 and 3 December. 250 short and medium-haul flights have been canceled. Lufthansa has announced an Embargo for Mail and Cargo on their Continental flights from Sunday, 03.12., 00:00 am until Monday, 04.12., 00:00 am. Freighters and RFS-trucks are not affected. Furthermore, on 2 December, operations were affected by a warning strike at the provider Aviation Handling Services (AHS) responsible, among other things, for load planning and control for several airlines, including Air France/KLM, Delta, Aeroflot and El Al.
China 4 Dec Chengdu (CTU) - Weather-Related Flight Disruptions: Heavy fog prompted numerous flight cancellations and delays at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU).
Russian Federation 4 Dec Moscow (SVO/DME) - Weather-Related Flight Disruptions in Moscow: Due to a snowstorm, numerous flights were cancelled or delayed at Moscow's airports Sheremetyevo (SVO) and Domodedovo (DME).
United States 4 Dec Chicago (ORD) - Flight Cancellations in Chicago: Adverse weather conditions prompted extensive flight disruptions at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD).
Thailand 5 Dec Father's Day / The King's Birthday - National
Ecuador 6 Dec Quito: Quito Day - Local
Finland 6 Dec Independence Day - National
Iran 6 Dec Birthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam Sadegh - National
Spain 6 Dec All except Andalusia, Aragón, Castile-León, Extremadura, La Rioja, Melilla, Murcia, Valencia: Constitution Day -Regional
Italy 7 Dec Milan: St. Ambrosius - Local
Senegal 7 Dec Senegal La Poste - Possible Postal Disruptions in Senegal: Senegal La Poste informs that the International Mail Processing Center Dakar Centre (SNDKRA) office of exchange will be transferred following the opening of the new Blaise Diagne de Diass International Airport (DSS) on December 07.
Lots of Countries (Worldwide) 8 Dec Immaculate Conception - National
Macedonia 8 Dec St. Clement of Ohrid's Day - National
Panama 8 Dec Mother's Day - National
Paraguay 8 Dec Virgin of Caacupé Day - National
Cambodia 10 to 11 Dec Human Rights Day - National
Namibia 10 Dec Human Rights Day - National
Thailand 10 to 11 Dec Constitution Day - National
Burkina Faso 11 Dec Independence Day - National
Kenya 12 Dec Independence Day - National
India 13 Dec Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal: Chanukka (Begin of Chanukka) - Regional
Malta 13 Dec Republic Day - National
Switzerland 14 Dec Geneva - Announcement of Civil Servants Strike: Civil servants in Geneva have scheduled a strike for December 14. Besides demonstrations, road blocks are to be expected.
Bahrain 16 to 17 Dec National Day - National
Ireland 16 Dec St. Stephen's Day - National
South Africa 16 Dec Reconciliation Day - National
Qatar 18 Dec National Day - National
Algeria 12 Nov 17 to 10 Feb 18 Algiers (ALG) – Maintenance Work at Algiers Airport: During the period from November 12, 2017 to February 10, 2018, maintenance work will be carried out on a runway at Algiers Airport (ALG). The runway will remain closed during this time.
Bosnia Herzegovina 21 Nov Republika Srpska: Dayton Peace Agreement Day - Regional
Italy 21 Nov Today’s Strikes at Italian Airports: Baggage handlers at Italian airports have announced a nationwide strike from 13:00 to 17:00. At the very same time, aviation workers at the airports Pisa (PSA) and Florence (FLR) have planned strike measures as well. According to media reports, today’s strikes of personnel at airports in Florence, Pisa and Bologna and of baggage handlers countrywide will cause major disruptions and delays.
Germany 22 Nov Saxony: Repentance Day - Regional
Georgia 23 Nov St. Georg's Day - National
Japan 23 Nov Labour Thanksgiving Day - National
Panama 23 Nov Copa Airlines - Strike by Copa Airlines Ground Staff: Ground staff at Copa Airlines announced to launch an indefinite strike on November 23.
United States 23 Nov Thanksgiving Day - National
India 24 Nov Guru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom Day - Regional
United States 24 Nov Georgia: Robert E. Lee's Birthday - Regional
United States 24 Nov New Mexico: President's Day - Regional
United States 24 Nov Indiana, West Virginia: Lincoln's Birthday - Regional
United States 24 Nov 24 states: Black Friday - Regional
United States 24 Nov Maryland: American Indian Heritage Day - Regional
Bosnia Herzegovina 25 Nov Statehood Day - National
Argentina 27 Nov National Sovereignty Day - National
New Zealand 27 Nov Chatham Islands: Provincial Anniversary Day - Regional
Panama 27 to 28 Nov Independence from Spain - National
Ghana 1 Dec Famers' Day - National
Lots of Countries (Worldwide) 1 Dec The Prophet's Birthday - National
Portugal 1 Dec Independence Restoration Day - National
Romania 1 Dec National Day - National
India 2 Dec Milad un-Nabi / Id-e-Milad - National
United Arab Emirates 2 Dec National Day - National
Sri Lanka 3 Dec Unduwap Full Moon Poya Day - National
New Zealand 4 Dec Westland: Provincial Anniversary Day - Regional
Spain 4 Dec Navarre: Day of Navarre - Regional