Air France and KLM have low fares from San Francisco to Dubai at $682 for winter travel. These tickets are one stop routings from SFO to Paris or Amsterdam on Air France or KLM connecting to a flight for Dubai. Departure availability from January into late-April 2016.
Air France San Francisco – Paris CDG – Dubai DXB
$681.64 Monday February 15 – Tuesday February 23
This is a good schedule with a few hours layover in Paris each direction.
KLM San Francisco – Amsterdam AMS – Dubai DXB
$685.68 Wednesday April 27 – Thursday May 5
4,338 miles earned in Flying Blue.
These look like good schedule low fares from San Francisco to Dubai with adequate layovers in Europe to get some time off the plane before a second long haul flight. These tickets price over $1,000 on Delta Airlines website.