Global Service Update 9th April


  • France, due to air traffic controller strikes between 8th April and 2nd May delays are expected
  • Switzerland delays expected due to air traffic controller strikes
  • Netherlands impacted by power outage
  • Italy, service disruption in Venice due to high water levels


  • Bangladesh experiencing long delays due to political protests and general strikes in all major cities
  • Vanuatu disruptions due to tropical cyclone, situation is improving and being monitored
  • Indonesia have temporarily closed Surabaya Airport, delays expected


  • Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone delays due to Ebola

Middle East

  • Iraq Erbil airport suspended due to heightened security, Bagdad & Basra experiencing some delays
  • Saudi Arabia, due to air strikes in Yemen all airports in South Saudi are closed and no commercial flights are being operated
  • Yemen, service disruption due to closure of Sana’s Airport


  • Chile experiencing heavy flooding in Atacama region