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Source: Hong Kong Government special administrative region

Postal services to certain destinations suspended or subject to delay
Postal services to certain destinations suspended or subject to delay
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     Hongkong Post announced today (March 18) that, due to the reduction or cancellation of flights by airlines, airmail and/or Speedpost services to the following destinations are suspended.  A list of the newly affected destinations is appended below: 

Destination
Service Type
Africa
Djibouti
Airmail(including Speedpost)
Egypt
Speedpost
Nigeria
Speedpost
Somalia
Air Letter
Asia
Bahrain
Airmail (including Speedpost)
Central and South America
Dominica
Air Letter
Uruguay
Airmail(including Speedpost)
Europe
Armenia
Speedpost
Belarus
Airmail(including Speedpost)
Cyprus
Speedpost
Estonia
Airmail(including Speedpost)
Montenegro
Airmail(except Speedpost)

      Besides, as advised by overseas postal administrations, surface and air mail services (including Speedpost) to the following destinations are suspended or subject to delay.  A list of the newly affected destinations is appended below: 

Destination
Service delay/suspension
Asia
Kuwait
Suspended
Sri Lanka
Suspended
Central and South America
El Salvador
Delayed
Panama
Delayed
Peru
Suspended
Europe
Cyprus
Delayed (Speedpost suspended)
Latvia
Suspended
Moldova
Suspended
Slovenia
Delayed
Spain
Delayed

     Due to the substantial reduction in flight frequencies, apart from the above destinations, air mail to various European countries, Australia, Japan, Korea and the United States may be subject to considerable delays of more than one week in handing posted items to airlines subsequent to Hongkong Post’s completion of the handling procedures after posting.  Members of the public are advised to visit Hongkong Post website at www.hongkongpost.hk/en/about_us/whats_new/notices/index.html for the latest update.

 
Ends/Wednesday, March 18, 2020Issued at HKT 20:11

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