Looking forward | Top disruptions scheduled to happen during Easter weekend

Welcome to Looking Forward, our selection of global events scheduled to happen this Easter weekend.


Burkina Faso– Curfew imposed in Sahel region from April 5 to May 19. Read more
– Curfew imposed due to security reasons in Bam from April 5 to May 4. Read more
– Curfew imposed due to security reasons in Namentenga, Centre Nord from March 21 to April 20. Read more
Central African Republic– River Transport workers to strike nationwide over salary payments from April 3 to May 4. Read more
Nigeria– Army shooting drills expected in Bassa, Plateau on April 3-20. Read more
– 2 runways shut down at Murtala Muhammed Airport(LOS) in Lagos till May 8. Read more
– Marine Bridge to be partially closed, due to repair work, in Apapa, Lagos from February 26 to May 28. Read more
– Traffic diversion in place on Lagos-Ibadan expressway, January 30-April 15. Read more
Réunion (France)– Demonstrations against pension reform to be held in Saint-Denis and Saint-Pierre on April 6-14. Read more
South Africa– Traffic movement to be disrupted on section of R21 until May, due to maintenance work, in Kempton Park, Gauteng, till May 13. Read more
South Sudan– Staff from the University of Bahr el Ghazal to stage strike in Wau, from April 6 to 8. Read more


Canada– Pattullo Bridge to be closed for road work in British Columbia on April 6-11. Read more
Peru– Authorities extend state of emergency in Puno, April 7 – June 6. Read more
– State of Emergency extended in several regions from February 11 to April 11. Read more
United States– Traffic disruption expected in Joliet, Illinois on April 10-11. Read more

Asia Pacific

Australia– Railway services to be disrupted due to line maintenance work in Sydney, New South Wales from April 1-12 Read more
Bangladesh– Awami League to stage rallies across the country on April 8 Read more
– Traffic restrictions to occur weekly due to construction work in Dhaka from March 31 to June 24 Read more
Cambodia– Power outages set to occur in Phnom Penh from April 6 to 9 Read more
– Joint military exercise Golden Dragon to be held from March 20 to April 8 with China Read more
China– Military exercise to be held in Bohai Strait from April 2 to 9 Read more
– Military exercise to be held in South China Sea from March 24 to April 30 Read more
India– Unionized government employees to demonstrate in New Delhi on April 10-11: Read more
– Student association to rally in Ranchi, Jharkhand on April 8: Read more
– Education department employees to hold protest in Jalandhar, Punjab on April 8: Read more
– State government employees to hold strike in West Bengal on April 6; to hold 2-day protest in New Delhi on April 10-11: Read more
– Farmers continue to hold protest, over concrete lining of canals, in Ghall Khurd, Firozpur, Punjab; large gathering to take place on April 11. Read more
– Public gatherings banned as authorities impose Section 144 in Gautam Buddh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, from April 1-30. Read more
– Water supply shortages to occur due to pipeline maintenance work in Mumbai, Maharashtra from March 31 to April 30. Read more
– Traffic closure reported due to construction work in Mumbai, Maharashtra from March 25 to May 4. Read more
– National Highway 48 section to be closed due to construction works from March 14 to June 14. Read more
– Flights to be restricted at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport (LKO) in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh from February 23 to July 11. Read more
– Construction work to cause traffic disruptions on Ring Road in Delhi. Read more
– Air Austral to suspend operations between Reunion (RUN) and Chennai (MAA) until October 29. Read more
– Indian and Sri Lankan navies to hold joint exercise in Colombo, Western Province on April 3-8. Read more
Japan– Local elections to be held on April 9. Read more
– Demonstration against release of radioactive water in Kita, Tokyo on April 9. Read more
– Demonstration against sexual violence to be staged in Yokohama, Kanagawa on April 8. Read more
– Demonstration against Henoko base to be staged in Toshima, Tokyo on April 8. Read more
– Ibaraki Airport (IBR) to operate chartered flights to Kaoshiung (KHH) and Taipei(TPE) from March 26th and April 9. Read more
New Zealand– Orange rainfall warning issued for Gisborne from April 7-8. Read more
Pakistan– Assembly elections to be held in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on April 9. Read more
South Korea– Candlelight Action to stage protest in Seoul on April 8. Read more
Thailand– Heavy rainfall warning issued for multiple locations from April 6-9. Read more


Azerbaijan– Visa on arrival available for foreigners arriving for the Formula 1 Grand Prix from April 1 to May 15. Read more
Bulgaria – Russia– Bulgaria to close ports to Russian ships from April 8. Read more
France– Air traffic disruption to be expected due to the closure of Strasbourg Airport (SXB) for renovation work from March 14 to April 14. Read more
– Metro line disruptions due to work to be expected in Paris from January 2 to May 31. Read more
– UK Government issues travel advice for possible delays on all cross-channel routes in France on April 8-9. Read more
Germany– Demonstration to be held, against war in Ukraine, in Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg on April 8. Read more
– Demonstration in support of Palestine to be staged in Berlin on April 8. Read more
– Easter marches planned nationwide to protest against war and nuclear weapons between April 6-10. Read more
– Extinction Rebellion to stage ‘Spring Rebellion’ demonstration in Berlin on April 12-17. Read more
Italy– Trenitalia announces new rail service between Rome and Alto Adige, from February 17-April 8. Read more
Kazakhstan – Uzbekistan– FlyArystan to resume direct seasonal flights between Almaty (ALA) and Samarkand (SKD) from March 18 to May 31. Read more
Netherlands– Railway traffic suspended between Leiden and The Hague, South Holland, until April 18 – Read more
– Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) to impose passenger caps from April to May 14 – Read more
Poland– Protest by farmers to be staged in Szczecin, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, from March 23 to April 23 – Read more
Portugal– Flight cancellations and delays expected as immigration officials expected to go on strike between April 5 and 10 – Read more
– Partial strike by train drivers planned nationwide in April – Read more
Spain– Swissport ground handling workers plan series of 24-hour strikes at 17 airports across country between February 27 and April 13. Read more
– Doctors to strike in the Valencian Community between March 6-May 8. Read more
Switzerland– Marches by La Marche Bleue to be staged across the country on April 1-April 22. Read more
United Kingdom– Unionized passport office workers to strike in England, Scotland, and Wales, April 3-May 5. Read more
– British Airways cancels over 300 flights at Heathrow Aiport (LHR) due to security workers’ strike from March 31 to April 9. Read more
– 200 Sparrows offshore contractors to strike affecting BP oil platforms between March 29-June 9. Read more
– Sumburgh(LSI)-Inverness(INV) Loganair flights suspended. Read more

Middle-East & North Africa

Palestinian territories– Teacher strike reported in Ramallah, West Bank until April 20. Read more
Tunisia– Nationwide state of emergency extended until December 31. Read more
Turkey– State of emergency declared in 10 earthquake-affected provinces until May 7. Read more
Yemen– Flood alert issued in Sanah and Dhamar Governorates for April 11-15. Read more

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