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11 New Airline Routes That'll Change The Way We Travel Next Year

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12/31/2015 08:00am ET

Passengers, you are now free to move about the planet.

In the last few months, major airlines added exciting new routes from the U.S. to destination cities all over the world. Even more are slated to debut in 2016, making this a BIG year for travelers everywhere. As such, The Points Guy experts have rounded up some of their favorite new routes that will surely shake up your travel plans. Take a look!

1. Los Angeles to Sydney on American Airlines

The daily flight launched this month, whisking Californians away to that bigger, more rugged slice of coast located waaay down under.

2. San Francisco to Fiji on Fiji Airways

Start packing NOW for nonstop service to the best island hopping of your life, starting in June 2016.

3. NYC to Paris on Air France

Sure, there are already many flights available to the city of light from the city that never sleeps. But this new route to Paris' Orly Airport will provide yet another option for travelers seeking to eat the bites and see the sights, starting in June 2016.

4. Dallas to Tokyo on Japan Airlines

This route, which launched in November, gives Texan travelers (or those willing to make a connecting flight there) direct access to one of the most action-packed cities on Earth.

5. Los Angeles to Costa Rica on Southwest Airlines

Arguably the best budget airline in America, flying to what's arguably one of the best budget destinations in the world? Yes, please! Service starts in April 2016.

6. TONS of flights to the Caribbean on Norwegian Air

This month, the airline added reasonably-priced flights to the Guadeloupe Islands and Martinique from a host of east coast departure points, making for some very merry island hopping in the new year.

...If these new routes don't fully suit your fancy, never fear: A treasure trove of pro tips will help you find the best cheap flights, no matter where you want to go. Bon voyage!

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