Reliant Air
IATA ICAO Callsign
Operating basesDanbury Municipal Airport
HubsDanbury Municipal Airport
Focus citiesNantucket, MA, New York, NY
Fleet size7
HeadquartersDanbury, Connecticut
Key peopleWayne R. Toher (Co-Founder & CEO)
Cessna Citation CJ4 (N5JM), outside the Reliant Air hangar at Danbury Municipal Airport

Reliant Air is a regional and charter airline based in Danbury, Connecticut, USA. With its main base at Danbury Municipal Airport, it provides scheduled service to Nantucket and operates charters to other destinations.[1]


The airline operation was established in 1988. Reliant Air has been in continuous service since then, under the same private ownership.

Reliant Aircraft Service was established by Wayne Toher in 1981. In 1988 Toher and partner Phillip Kelsey started Reliant Air Charter.

Reliant Air formerly operated twin engine piston aircraft. The company has shifted to a majority light jet fleet, along with one King Air.

Destinations for Scheduled Flights

State City Airport
Connecticut Danbury Danbury Municipal Airport
Massachusetts Nantucket Nantucket Memorial Airport
New York White Plains Westchester County Airport


As of March 2023, the Reliant Air fleet consists of the following aircraft:

Reliant Air Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet
Cessna Citation CJ4 3
Cessna Citation CJ3 2
Cessna Citation CJ2+ 1
King Air 350 1
Total 7