Due to the highly diverse nature of items carried by passengers who might constitute a threat to aviation security, it is at the discretion of the Malta Airport Security Department to confiscate any item which would be deemed to constitute a threat.
The categories of prohibited articles for hand luggage are as follows:
Further to the above categories, the link to the document below includes a non-exhaustive list of articles, which are not permitted into security restricted areas and on board an aircraft. The attached (saved in pdf) document issued by Malta Airport Security is for guidance purposes only. Note the distinction between prohibited items in hand luggage and prohibited items in hold luggage.List of Prohibited Items - Click to Download