Flying could be about to get even worse

Airbus is adding an extra chair to each row on its new A380 Superjumbo planes - which means flying is about to get even more cramped.

The company has said the "space-efficient" design will only be in economy.

According to Aviation Week, airline crews will have the option of using the aircraft with 10 seats abreast or increasing it to 11 seats. As Quartz notes, there is a reason for the option - it will mean 544 rather than the original 522 passengers can fit on an A380 Superjumbo, which makes it cheaper to fly the plane.

Here's a picture of the new design, which will no doubt be coming to a long haul economy flight near you.

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