LCC – US Airways Group, Inc. – Options investors are building up bullish positions on US Airways Group today with shares of the underlying stock soaring 9.15% higher to $8.82 by 11:30 am (ET). LCC’s shares jumped after the airline reported its passenger revenue per available seat mile surged 22% in June. Traders anticipating US Airways’ shares will continue to rally flocked to the August contract to purchase call options on the stock. Bulls bought approximately 8,600 calls at the August $10 strike for an average premium of $0.44 apiece. Investors profit if LCC’s shares climb 18.4% from the current price of $8.82 to trade above the average breakeven point at $10.44 by August expiration day. It looks some options traders expecting to see LCC’s shares rally sharply during the current session got ahead of the game and started purchasing August $10 strike calls during Tuesday’s session. First-mover advantages of buying the calls yesterday are clear as investors paid an average premium of $0.33 apiece for the same contracts.