US Airways sees 2011 capacity up 1 percent

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CHICAGO (Reuters) - US Airways Group <LCC.N> expects its 2011 total capacity to rise about 1 percent.

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The airline said on Wednesday in a regulatory filing it expects to pay between $3.27 and $3.32 per gallon for jet fuel in the second quarter.

US Airways said it would end the second quarter with $2.6 billion in cash and investments.

The airline expects to take delivery of 12 Airbus <EAD.PA> A321 aircraft in the second half of 2011, and an additional 12 A320 family aircraft in 2012. These 24 planes aircraft will replace Boeing Co <BA.N> 737 aircraft.

(Reporting by Kyle Peterson; Editing by Derek Caney)