Boeing & Aerospace In 2017, Boeing built more jets than Airbus and won a larger dollar value of orders | Graphics Originally published January 15, 2018 at 2:32 pm Updated January 16, 2018 at 1:32 am The first flight of the Boeing 737 MAX 9, the second version of the new MAX airplane, lands at Boeing Field in Seattle on April 13, 2017. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times) Share story By Seattle Times staff Though Airbus won more jet orders, Boeing had 167 of the more expensive widebody orders compared to just 55 for its rival. That pushed Boeing just ahead of Airbus in the value of the orders won. Read the full story here. Seattle Times staff View Comments No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ. Powered by Livefyre The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.