World Service Update 26th March


  • Italy, bad weather conditions are affecting ferry travel to Capri, service delays expected
  • Norway, bad weather conditions, service delays expected


Asia Pacific

  • Bangladesh, due to political protests and general strikes in all major cities, service delays expected (public holiday 26th March)
  • Vanuatu, due to a tropical cyclone, situation is improving and being monitored
  • Indonesia, due to temporary closure of Surabaya Airport, service delays expected
  • Australia, Queensland – Northern Territories, due to Cyclone Nathan, service impact expected
  • Hanoi, due to IPU conferences from 27 Mar – 1 Apr, service delays expected


  • Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, due to Ebola, service delays expected
  • Ghana, torrential rain in Accra, service delays expected

Middle East

  • Iraq, due to heightened security measures, Erbil Airport has suspended operations until further notice – Baghdad & Basra are operating as normal with some service delays to be expected.
  • Yemen, due to closure of Sana’a International Airport, service delays expected.
  • Trinidad and Tobago, due to police service protest – road blocks throughout, service delays expected


  • Brazil, due to nationwide protests & road strikes (non-DHL), service delays expected
  • El Salvador, public holiday 26th March