The ASN Safety Database shows that there have been seven hijackings related to Malta. Five aircraft diverted to Malta after being hijacked. Two other flights were hijacked after departure from Malta’s Luqa Airport.
|25 Nov. 1973||Boeing 747-206B||KLM||KL861||Beirut Airport||Delhi Airport|
|16 Oct 1979||Fokker F-27||Libyan Arab Airlines||Hon Airport||Tripoli Airport|
|20 Feb. 1983||Boeing 727-2L5||Libyan Arab Airlines||LN484||Sebha Airport||Benghazi Airport|
|24 Nov. 1985||Boeing 737-266||EgyptAir||MS648||Athens Airport||Cairo Airport|
|17 Oct. 1996 ||Tupolev 154||Aeroflot||SU417||Malta-Luqa Airport||Lagos Airport|
|9 June 1997 ||Boeing 737-2Y5||Air Malta||KM830||Malta-Luqa Airport||Istanbul-Atatürk Airport|
|23 Dec. 2016||Airbus A320-214||Afriqiyah Airways||8U209||Sebha Airport||Tripoli Airport|
 Aircraft that were hijacked after departure from Malta.