Reliance Airways Ltd

We own and operate a 24 hour on-demand air charter service. Hunting and fishing charters can be arranged in the Northwest Territories. We offer air support for canoeing adventures at Lynx Tundra Lodge and the Thelon River.

Contact Name: 
Dan Wettlaufer
Primary Phone Number:
(867) 872-5272
P.O. Box 1469
Fort Smith, NT
Bed and Breakfast
Summer, Winter
Visiting Fort Smith? Stay at one of our partner lodges or bed & breakfasts. Nightly, weekly and meal service packages available. Great rates starting at $49 per person + GST. Fly-in trophy fishing packages from Fort Smith! Sub-arctic lakes including Leland, Andrew and Boquene. 4 Days from $795 per person + GST. Arctic lakes including Lynx lake - Lynx Tundra Lodge. 7 Days from $2395.00 per person + GST.
Flightseeing Tours
Summer, Winter
All-season air charter service, We operator on floats/wheels/skis, Our area of operation includes Fort Smith, Lutselk'e and Reliance. Specializing in tourism, we can do flightseeing tours of Wood Buffalo National Park. See wood bison, pelicans and Slave River Rapids, from $54 per person. We also offer air support to Lynx Lake and Thelon River. Fishing, hunting, canoe logistics, and surveys. Pick-a-Lake Fishing: pick a lake within 60km radius of Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, fish and explore. Fly-in/Fly Out of same lake or another lake of your choice. $610.00 + GST. Includes return air charter for two people and moving canoe. Pickerel Express: fly out fishing, day trips from $99 per person. Visit our floatplane base at famous 4 Mile Lake! Catch the excitement of daily charter operations and visit with our bush pilots. Learn how this industry past and present plays a vital role in northern life. FREE!  
Specialized Tours
Summer, Winter
Reliance Airways Ltd. is a booking agent, representing outfitters and guides in the Barrenlands, Boreal and Arctic regions of the Northwest Territories. We supply air charter support to many operations and have years of experience flying many of the remote regions of the north. Big game hunts for caribou, muskox, wolf, moose, black bear. Our assistance in locating the best and most suitable hunt for you comes at no cost. Let us help plan your next hunting adventure! Arctic Expeditions: In partnership with Lynx Tundra Lodge, Reliance airways offers fly-in access to this remote Arctic river and wildlife Sanctuary. These self guided adventures can begin at Lynx Tundra Lodge or from any location on the Thelon River System. Contact Reliance Airways from custom quote. Also see We offer support for self-guided trips. Fly-in and canoe out: departing from Fort Smith, canoe the Leland Lakes to the Slave River, suggested trip length is 5 days. Excellent fishing for lake trout, northern pike and walleye. Wildlife viewing opportunities include black bear, moose, wolf, lynx, beaver and bald eagles. Take a side trip into the Wood Buffalo National Park. $350.00 + GST. Wildlife viewing for caribou, muskox, wolf, moose, black bear. Our assistance in locating the best and most suitable trip for you comes at no cost. Let us help plan your next adventure!