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States members travel destinations (FOI)

States members travel destinations (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 14 February 2017.



How many out of island trips have States members made over the past five years?


Could you list year by year the top destinations to the least visited?


Could you list the most commonly used mode of transport used by States Members?


Could you list the most used airline and also the class of travel ie: standard, business class, first class.


Could you list the amount of times States members have used Business and First class travel over the past three years



States members have made 589 out of island trips over the last five years.


The following tables give details of the top destinations to the least visited, year by year:


​Destination ​Times Visited
​Sri Lanka​3
​Isle of Man​2
​Total Trips​68



​Destination  ​Times Visited
​Northern Ireland​3
​Isle of Man​3
​Switzerland ​2
​Falkland Islands​2
​South Africa​2
​ United Arab Emirates​1
​Ivory Coast​1
​United States​1
​Total Trips​125


​Destination​Times Visited
​ Isle of Man​4
​United Arab Emirates​1
​Saudi Arabia​1
​Total Trips​135



​Destination ​Times Visited
​United Arab Emirates​2
​Isle of Man​1
​Total Trips​141


​Destination ​Times Visited
​Ireland ​6
​United Arab Emirates​1
​Germany ​1
​United States​1
​Total Trips ​120



The most commonly used mode of transport by States members was aeroplane.


The most used airline was British Airways. The most used class of travel was economy Class.


States members have not used first class travel over the last three years and have used business class travel on ten trips over the last three years.


  • we have taken the ‘last five years’ to mean January 2012 to December 2016 and the ‘last three years’ to mean January 2014 to December 2016
  • the above information has been identified and extracted to the best of our ability using information from our approved travel supplier (Hogg Robinson Group)
  • where States members have been routed through connecting airports to international destinations we have classed this as one trip and have not included the connecting flights as a separate destination
  • where States members have used rail journeys en route to their destination, these have not been included as separate trips
  • for more information on travel guidelines and in particular Financial Direction 5.7 (Travel and Accommodation Expenditure) please see Appendix 3 of the Review of Travel Policy and Recommendations for Improvement, which is available here:

Review of Travel Policy and Recommendations for Improvement

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