Air New Zealand is renewing its focus on the Economy section on long-haul planes and will now have five seating options throughout the aircraft.

The airline has released details of its Economy Stretch, which for between $175 to $250 per long-haul leg will give passengers a little over 10cm extra space between their seat and the one in front.

Although there is more legroom in the new section for those willing to pay extra, the airline has also revealed an extra squeeze comes on passengers in standard economy seats.

Air New Zealand reveals Economy Stretch: More space in