What we’re reading: Mac vs. PC on Orbitz, how airlines spend your airfare, emergency oxygen goes back in lavatories


Orbitz revealed that if you use a Mac to search for hotels through its website, you will pay more than if you were using a PC.

According to the Wall Street Journal, travel site Orbitz has been able to segment its audience in Apple and Windows camps. The upshot: Mac users will pay $20 to $30 a night more on hotels than PC users.

How airlines spend your airfare

Ever wonder how airlines spend our airfare? The Wall Street Journal gives us a breakdown.

Somebody on every flight helps cover crash insurance and compensation paid for bumped passengers or lost luggage. The person beside you on your next trip may be partly paying to repair baggage carts or to buy and maintain passenger oxygen and defibrillators

FAA orders airlines to put emergency oxygen back in plane bathrooms

The FAA Is ordering airliens to put emergency oxygen systems back in airplane lavatories.

The FAA said at the time that the decision to remove them was made in conjunction with the Transportation Security Administration and the FBI as a precautionary measure unrelated to a specific terrorist threat.’

The airlines will have 2 to 4 years to put the oxygen back in as they develop a safe and secure system.