Boeing said Tuesday it delivered more commercial airplanes than any other manufacturer in 2017 for the sixth consecutive year, delivering a record 763 aircraft thanks to higher 737 and 787 jet production.

Boeing had set a delivery target of 760 to 765 airplanes, so it met its 2017 goal, Boeing marketing vice president Randy Tinseth said.

Boeing also grew its backlog with 912 orders from a total of 71 airline customers in 2017, reflecting what senior Boeing executives described as strong demand…

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Boeing sets airplane delivery record, finishes 2017 with stuffed order book