Casey Neistat Documented His First Class Journey on an Emirates Airplane

By: Riley von Niessen - Sep 22, 2016
References: emirates & adweek
Getting a first class seat on an Emirates airplane costs just over $21,000 -- which is why American YouTube star Casey Neistat was thrilled when he got his business class seat upgraded for free.

After looking into how much the luxury experience was worth, he took out his camera and filmed his 14 hour flight to Dubai. Although he claims that the video wasn't sponsored, his humorous account racked up over 11 million views in a few short days and showed off the very best that an Emirates airplane has to offer.

The decadence never seemed to end for Casey Neistat, who not only had a private room with everything from a bed to a massive TV, but also had access to an expansive menu, a shower and much more. While it's not clear if the airline knew of Casey Neistat's social influence before offering him the free upgrade, it was granted a great advertising opportunity from doing so.