Airbus Begins Deliveries of Touchscreen Cockpit Display-Equipped A350s

Operators of one of Airbus' most technologically advanced aircraft will soon be receiving an upgrade to their orders as Airbus has started delivering A350 XWB aircraft equipped with new touchscreen cockpit displays. The new displays have been developed specifically for the aircraft in partnership with the aerospace technology company Thales and will lead to enhanced operational efficiency, greater crew interaction and smoother information management. The first aircraft fitted with the displays was delivered on Dec. 18 to China Eastern Airlines,…