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Reliant Air is a domestic airline based in Danbury, Connecticut, USA, providing scheduled regional and charter passenger services.

The airline has its main base at Danbury Municipal Airport, from which it provides scheduled flights to Nantucket, as well as charter flights to other destinations.

The airline was established in 1988, and has provided continuous passenger flights since then. Reliant Air is the only passenger airline to operate a scheduled services from Danbury.

Baggage Policy

Reliant Air has a different baggage policy for carry-on and checked baggage policy.

Carry-on Baggage

Weight allowance will be confirmed during booking. All baggage, including carry-on, will need to comfortably fit within the aircraft's storage facilities.

Checked Baggage

The weight of your baggage allowance will depend on the aircraft and will be detailed during the booking process.

Irregular items (such as strollers, fishing equipment or musical instruments) may not be able to fit in the aircraft. They may be accepted as baggage on request on the day of the shuttle, but this will be on a space available basis.

Flying with Pets

Flying with pets is permitted. One dog or cat is permitted on the aircraft, as long as the dog is no larger than 60 pounds. A cat will need to be kept in its carrier for the duration of the flight. Reservations for pets will need to be made in advance, and will be on a first come, first served basis.

Cabin Classes

The airline offers standard seating. Passengers can enjoy a premium, VIP experience. There is only one class fare available. Changes to any reservations need to be made at least 48 hours prior to flight departure.

What are Seats Like?

Care has been taken to ensure seating is comfortable and spacious. Seats are upholstered in luxurious leather.


Beverages and light snacks are available for passengers during all flights.


Reliant Air passengers must check in at the airport since the airline doesn't offer online check in.

Online Check-in

Online check-in is not currently available for this airline.

Airport Check-in

The scheduled shuttle service will leave promptly at the scheduled time, so please ensure you arrive with plenty of time to load baggage and check-in.

Reliant Air has its own departure building at Danbury Municipal Airport. Passengers must be present at least 15 minutes before departure.

Special Services

If you have a disability or require additional assistance, Reliant Air will strive to meet your needs. There may be restrictions, so it is advised to contact our customer service team before you book to avoid disappointment.

Frequent Flyer Program

The airline does not currently offer a frequent flyer program.

Airline Alliance

The airline is not currently part of an airline alliance program.

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Destinations that Reliant Air flies to

Reliant Air provides a scheduled passenger shuttle service from Danbury Municipal Airport to/from Nantucket Memorial Airport, and Nantucket Memorial Airport to/from Westchester County Airport. Services are subject to change and only operate during the summer months (June to September). More flights are available during peak periods including Labour Day Weekend and Independence Day Weekend.

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Danbury Municipal Airport

Danbury Municipal Airport (DXR) is a general aviation and public airport located three miles southwest of Danbury, in Fairfield County, Connecticut. The airport is currently run by the City of Danbury. Reliant Air has its own departure building, located on the northeast side of the airport. As of 2020, Reliant Air is the only airline to provide scheduled flights from Danbury Municipal Airport.


Reliant Air’s fleet consists of the following aircraft: Cessna Citation (CJ2,2+,3,4), Beechcraft King Air, and the Beechcraft Super King Air. The airline currently has 7 aircraft in its fleet.