America West opens VIP lounge at McCarran Airport October 02, 1998 Share 1 -- LAS VEGAS--America West Airlines opened a members-only VIP lounge at McCarran Airport here. The America West Club lounge, located in Terminal One on the airport's mezzanine level, is open daily from 5 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. The club offers business services such as a copier, a fax machine, credit-card telephones with data ports, Internet access and a television-viewing area.Also provided are complimentary copies of USA Today and the Wall Street Journal, snacks and nonalcoholic beverages. A bar serving cocktails also is part of the lounge. Membership fees range from $200 per year to $1,925 for a lifetime enrollment.Besides the America West Club in Las Vegas, members also have access to the club in Phoenix, a TWA Ambassadors Club lounge at Columbus (Ohio) Airport and Continental Airlines Presidents Club lounges throughout the U.S. and Europe. Las Vegas is one of three hub cities for America West, which is the No. 2 carrier at McCarran by passenger volume.