Meaning of “skyjack” in the English Dictionary

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skyjackverb [ T ]

uk /ˈskaɪ.dʒæk/ us /ˈskaɪ.dʒæk/
noun [ C ] uk /ˈskaɪ.dʒæk.ər/ us /ˈskaɪ.dʒæk.ɚ/

Flight attendants have been trained to cooperate with skyjackers.
noun [ C or U ] uk /ˈskaɪ.dʒæk.ɪŋ/ us /ˈskaɪ.dʒæk.ɪŋ/

The number of skyjackings has risen alarmingly this year.
Skyjacking has become a major problem for the airlines.

(Definition of “skyjack” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)