PhysicsLAB NextTime Question

An airplane makes a straight back-and-forth round trip, always at the same airspeed, between two cities. If it encounters a mild steady tailwind going, and the same steady headwind returning.
Will the round trip take more, less, or the same time as with no wind?

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