Domestic and international flights taken by First Minister 2014-2022: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

All the domestic and international flights taken by the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, for each financial year since 2014:

  • The purpose of each of the flights.
  • The cost of each of the flights.
  • The airline used.
  • The airport she left from and landed at.


I enclose a copy of the information you requested. All flights taken by the First Minister we for official Scottish Government Business.

Most of the information you have requested is available from Ministerial engagements, travel and gifts and Ministerial Travel. Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. If, however, you do not have internet access to obtain this information from the website(s) listed, then please contact me again and I will send you a paper copy.

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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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