Airbus has rolled out the first A330-800neo, msn 1888, from the paint shop.
The aircraft will now have its Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines hung and be prepared for ground and flight testing.
Airbus plans to fly it by mid-2018.
The A330-800neo is the second A330neo variant, with 257 seats three-class. It will have 7,500 nautical miles (13,890km) range with a 242,000kg (533,519lb) maximum take-off weight.