Ministerial travel by airplane for the fiscal year 2023-24: FOI release

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

Information requested

Please provide for all ministerial travel by airplane for the fiscal year 2023-24 to to date:

1. A breakdown of the number of trips by type of class ministers travelled in (for example, 50 trips in Economy class, 10 trips in Business Class etc).

2. A breakdown of minister and type of class travelled in (for example Humza Yousaf travelled 10 times in Economy class, 1 time in Business Class etc).


1. A breakdown of the number of tips by type of class Ministers travelled in.


Premium Economy







2. A breakdown of Minister and type of class travelled in.


Total Class

Tom Arthur

12 Economy

Angela Constance

9 Economy

Graeme Dey

1 Business, 6 Economy

Natalie Don

2 Economy

Joe Fitzpatrick

4 Economy

Jenny Gilruth

4 Economy

Mairi Gougeon

4 Business, 20 Economy

Neil Grey

2 Business, 9 Economy

Fiona Hyslop

2 Business, 4 Economy

Richard Lochhead

4 Business, 17 Economy

Gillian Martin

14 Economy

Mairi McAllan

6 Economy

Christina McKelvie

2 Premium Economy, 4 Economy

Paul McLennan

8 Economy

Jenni Minto

7 Economy

Angus Robertson

2 Business, 1 Premium Economy, 19 Economy

Shona Robison

11 Economy

Emma Roddick

2 Economy

Kevin Stewart

1 Economy

Nicola Sturgeon

3 Economy

Maree Todd

3 Economy

Elena Whitham

5 Economy

Humza Yousaf

2 Business, 2 First, 16 Economy

Kaukab Stewart

1 Economy

Jamie Hepburn

2 Economy

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