Postal services to certain destinations suspended or subject to delay

2020.03.25

Hongkong Post announced today (March 25) an updated list including new destinations with airmail and/or Speedpost services suspended as a result of the reduction or cancellation of flights by airlines.

Destinations Service Type
Asia Azerbaijan, Israel, Jordan, Gaza and Khan Yunis Airmail
(including Speedpost)
Iraq Air Letter
Africa Republic of Congo, Morocco, Sudan Airmail
(including Speedpost)
Central and South America Bolivia, Suriname Airmail
(except Speedpost)
Chile Airmail
(including Speedpost)
Europe Armenia Airmail
(including Speedpost)
Oceania Angola, Vanuatu Speedpost
Fiji, Guam, Hawaii, Nauru, Caroline Island, Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Wake Island Airmail
(including Speedpost)
Wallis and Futuna Islands Airmail
(except Speedpost)
Solomon Islands Speedpost and Air Parcel
Kiribati, Tonga, Tuvalu, Samoa (U.S.A. Territory), Western Samoa Air Parcel

Another updated list is appended below to include new destinations with postal services to these destinations suspended or subject to delay as a result of local postal operation.

Destinations Service delay/suspension
Asia Afghanistan Delayed
(Surface Parcel)
Georgia, Malaysia, Singapore Delayed
Maldives, Philippines Suspended
Africa Cameroon Delayed
(Air Letter)
Tunisia Suspended
Central and South America Cayman Island Suspended
Chile, Honduras, Jamaica Delayed
Europe Norway, Romania, Spitsbergen Delayed
Cyprus, North Macedonia Suspended
(Airmail including Speedpost)
North America Canada Delayed
Oceania Easter Island, French Polynesia, New Caledonia Suspended

Due to the substantial reduction in flight frequencies, airmail to a large number of destinations may be subject to considerable delays of more than two weeks 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 the Hongkong Post website at https://www.hongkongpost.hk/en/about_us/whats_new/notices/index_id_893.html and https://www.hongkongpost.hk/en/about_us/whats_new/notices/index_id_894.html to refer to all destinations and their respective services affected.

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