Aircraft Purchase Agreement

Amendment No. 4 to the Amended and Restated Airbus A320 Family Aircraft Purchase Agreement Dated as of October 2, 2007 Between AIRBUS S.A.S. And US AIRWAYS, INC.

Exhibit 10.1
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Amendment No. 4
to the
Amended and Restated Airbus A320 Family Aircraft Purchase Agreement
dated as of October 2, 2007
between
AIRBUS S.A.S.
and
US AIRWAYS, INC.
This Amendment No. 4 to the Amended and Restated Airbus A320 Family Aircraft Purchase Agreement between Airbus S.A.S. and US Airways, Inc. (the “Amendment”) is entered into as of August 11, 2009, by and between Airbus S.A.S., a société par actions simplifiée, organized and existing under the laws of the Republic of France, having its registered office located at 1, rond-point Maurice Bellonte, 31700 Blagnac, France (the “Seller”), and US Airways, Inc., a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Delaware, United States of America, having its principal corporate offices located at 111 West Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, Arizona 85281, U.S.A.(the “Buyer”);
WITNESSETH:
WHEREAS, the Buyer and the Seller have entered into an Amended and Restated Airbus A320 Family Purchase Agreement, dated as of October 2, 2007, which agreements, as previously amended by and supplemented with all Exhibits Appendices Letter Agreements and amendments, including Amendment No. 1 dated as of January 11, 2008 Amendment No. 2 dated as of October 20, 2008 and Amendment No. 3 dated as of January 16, 2009 (the “Agreement”) relates to the sale by the Seller and the purchase by the Buyer of certain Airbus single-aisle aircraft;
WHEREAS the Buyer and the Seller agree and acknowledge the cancellation of the fifteen (15) A318 Aircraft which were cancelled as of February 1, 2009; and
WHEREAS, the Buyer wishes to exercise its conversion rights with respect to one (1) New A319 Aircraft scheduled for delivery *****.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS AGREED AS FOLLOWS:
1. DEFINITIONS
Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined in this Amendment will have the meanings assigned to them in the Agreement. The terms “herein,” “hereof,” and “hereunder” and words of similar import refer to this Amendment.
 
     
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2. CANCELLATION
The Buyer and the Seller hereby confirm that the fifteen (15) A318 Aircraft are cancelled pursuant to the terms of Letter Agreement No. 3 to the Agreement.
3. CONVERSION
Pursuant to the terms of Letter Agreement No. 3 to the Agreement, the Buyer hereby irrevocably exercises its right to convert one (1) New A319 Aircraft to one (1) Converted New A320 Aircraft as follows:
3.1  
One (1) New A319 Aircraft with ***** is converted to one (1) Converted New A320 Aircraft with *****.
3.2  
Exhibit B to Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement is deleted in its entirety and replaced with Exhibit B attached to this Amendment summarizing conversions as of the date hereof.
4. DELIVERY SCHEDULE
The delivery schedule table set forth in Clause 9.1.1 of the Agreement is deleted in its entirety and replaced with the delivery schedule table below between the QUOTE and the UNQUOTE:
QUOTE
                         
Rank   *****   Aircraft   *****   *****   Year  
1   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2008  
2   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2008  
3   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2008  
4   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2008  
5   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2008  
6   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
7   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
8   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
9   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
10   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
11   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
12   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
13   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
14   *****  
Converted Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
15   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
16   *****  
Converted Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
17   *****  
Converted Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
18   *****  
Converted Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
19   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
20   *****  
Converted Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
21   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
22   *****  
Converted Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
 
     
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Rank   *****   Aircraft   *****   *****   Year  
23   *****  
Converted Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
24   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
25   *****  
Converted Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2009  
26   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
27   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
28   *****  
Converted New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
29   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
30   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
31   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
32   *****  
New A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
33   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
34   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
35   *****  
Converted Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
36   *****  
Converted Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
37   *****  
Converted New A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
38   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
39   *****  
New A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
40   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
41   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
42   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
43   *****  
Converted New A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2010  
44   *****  
Converted New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
45   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
46   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
47   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
48   *****  
New A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
49   *****  
New A319 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
50   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
51   *****  
New A319 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
52   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
53   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
54   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
55   *****  
New A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
56   *****  
New A319 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
57   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
58   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
59   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
60   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
61   *****  
New A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
62   *****  
New A319 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
63   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
64   *****  
New A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
65   *****  
New A319 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
 
     
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Rank   *****   Aircraft   *****   *****   Year  
66   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
67   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
68   *****  
New A319 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
69   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
70   *****  
New A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
71   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
72   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
73   *****  
New A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2011  
74   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
75   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
76   *****  
New A319 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
77   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
78   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
79   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
80   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
81   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
82   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
83   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
84   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
85   *****  
New A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
86   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
87   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
88   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
89   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
90   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
91   *****  
New A319 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
92   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
93   *****  
New A321 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
94   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
95   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
96   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
97   *****  
New A320 Aircraft
  *****   *****     2012  
UNQUOTE
5. The table set forth in Paragraph 4.2 of Letter Agreement No. 7 to the Agreement is deleted in its entirety and replaced with the table set forth below:
 
     
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    *****   Aircraft   *****   Year
1   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   2009
2   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   2009
3   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   2009
4   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   2009
5   *****  
Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   2009
6   *****  
Converted Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   2009
7   *****  
Converted Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   2009
8   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   2010
9   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   2010
10   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   2010
11   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   2010
12   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   2010
13   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   2010
14   *****  
Converted Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   2010
15   *****  
Converted Original A321 Aircraft
  *****   2010
16   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   2010
17   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   2010
18   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   2010
19   *****  
Converted Original A320 Aircraft
  *****   2010
6. EFFECT OF AMENDMENT
6.1  
The provisions of this Amendment constitute a valid amendment to the Agreement and the Agreement will be deemed to be amended to the extent herein provided and, except as specifically amended hereby, will continue in full force and effect in accordance with its original terms. This Amendment supersedes any previous understandings, commitments, or representations whatsoever, whether oral or written, related to the subject matter of this Amendment.
6.2  
Both parties agree that this Amendment will constitute an integral, nonseverable part of the Agreement, that the provisions of said Agreement are hereby incorporated herein by reference, and that this Amendment will be governed by the provisions of the Agreement, except that if the Agreement and this Amendment have specific provisions that are inconsistent, the specific provisions contained in this Amendment will govern.
7. CONFIDENTIALITY
This Amendment is subject to the confidentiality provisions set forth in Clause 22.7 of the Agreement.
 
     
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8. COUNTERPARTS
This Amendment may be signed in separate counterparts. Each counterpart, when signed and delivered (including counterparts delivered by facsimile transmission), will be an original, and the counterparts will together constitute one and the same instrument.
 
     
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, these presents were entered into as of the day and year first above written.
                 
US AIRWAYS, INC.       AIRBUS S.A.S.
 
               
By: 
/s/ Thomas T. Weir       By:  /s/ Christophe Mourey
 
           
 
Its: 
Vice President and Treasurer         Its:  Senior Vice President Contracts
 
     
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Exhibit B
Conversion Schedule
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PRIVILEGED AND CONFIDENTIAL