Etihad has just announced plans for a San Francisco flight starting November 18th 2014. That's great news for Bay Area flyers with a lot of AA miles – like me 🙂
The flight is supposed to be operated with the wet-leased 777 planes from Jet Airways incl. a first class cabin. Opinions seem to differ wildly if this is a 'real Etihad experience' – with some actually preferring it to Etihad-equipped planes.
The airline also plans to add a Dallas service in December:
The forthcoming service to San Francisco will be followed by flights to Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport from 3 December 2014, marking its sixth route within the country.