The Hellenic Post of Greece has informed us that Air Traffic Controllers in Mainland Greece have announced a two-day strike on 25 and 26 November 2020. Flights destined for or departing from Greek airports will be affected, which will also impact on transit flights to Cyprus. As a result, mail operation will be affected during the period of the strike, and further delays can be expected on top of those already evident from current Coronavirus restrictions.
Cyprus Post have implemented special measures as directed by the government of Cyprus to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, including self quarantining of staff, significant delays are expected in the delivery of all inbound mail items.
In order to avoid human contact, postal items that would ordinarily require written proof of delivery may with the addressee’s consent be deposited in the addressee’s mailbox or in a secure location on the addressee’s premises, with signature by the mail carrier.
Delivery delays may be experienced during this time.
Tuesday 25th June will be an unplanned public holiday due to the death of the former President, Demetris Christofias. As a result, all mail services can expect a 24-hour delay.
Cyprus Post advises that June 25th has been declared as a bank holiday following the death of former President Demetris Christiofas. Post Offices, the office of exchange and delivery units will be closed.