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Round Trip

In futures and equities, to take a position and then later to close it. For example, an investor who buys a futures contract and then sells it and an investor who short sells a contract and then covers it are both round tripping. The practice is also called a round turn.

round trip

The purchase and sale of the same security. Some brokerage firms offer a discounted commission if a round trip is completed within a certain length of time. Also called round turn.
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The programme offers discounted airfares, with special rates of USD130 one-way or USD260 round-trip to any Sun Country Airlines domestic destination where available, no advance purchase of Saturday-night stay requirements, guaranteed lowest-price fares even if these are lower than the special rate, free registration and Internet booking.
As required by its application, Alaska Airlines is providing the FAA with a proposed schedule over the next five years that could include 28 round-trip jet flights a week.
Alaska Airlines' proposed schedule in the first year of operations would include 14 weekly round-trip flights to Las Vegas, Honolulu and Maui, Hawaii, using Boeing (NYSE: BA) 737-800 jet aircraft.
The airline has said that any Executive Club member living in the US or Canada who registers online at ba.com/winteroffer and then completes at least one transatlantic round-trip in first class or Club World between 13 January and 30 April will earn a minimum of 50,000 regular and bonus miles.
For each transatlantic round-trip or two transatlantic one-way trips, Executive Club members will receive 40,250 bonus miles in addition to the miles normally earned.
On 10 March 2002, the airline will launch a nonstop service between Chicago Midway and Seattle with two daily round-trip flights.
On 7 April 2002, Southwest Airlines will launch a nonstop service between Chicago Midway and Oakland, California with three daily round-trip flights, Reuters reported.