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(mĕm`ĭng-ən), city (1994 pop. 40,222), Bavaria, S Germany. Manufactures include metal products, textiles, electrical machinery, beer, and chemicals. It is also a rail junction. Historically a Swabian town, Memmingen was first mentioned in the early 12th cent. and became a free imperial city in 1286. The Twelve Articles of the Peasantry (1525) were drawn up there during the Peasants' WarPeasants' War,
1524–26, rising of the German peasants and the poorer classes of the towns, particularly in Franconia, Swabia, and Thuringia. It was the climax of a series of local revolts that dated from the 15th cent.
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. Memmingen passed to Bavaria in 1803. Parts of the city's 15th-century walls and gates remain. There are also two 15th-century Gothic churches, a 16th-century city hall, and the 16th-century Fugger House.
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The new portion of canceled flights will affect the servicing of five destinations from Sofia Airport - to the Italian cities of Pisa and Venice, the Swedish capital Stockholm, the Bavarian town of Memmingen and Castellon, Spain.
Besides the announced six new destinations, direct flights to Malme, Basel, Milhausen, Milan, Bagermo, Eindhoven, Dortmund, Memmingen, Munich, Stockholm, Gothenburg, London-Luton, Venice, Frankfurt, Paris, Brussels, Cologne and Rome are introduced.
Wizz Air announced more weekly flights on the existing services to Basel Mulhouse, Dortmund, Eindhoven, Gothenburg, Malmo and Munich Memmingen.
75 million to finance an infrastructure project at Memmingen Airport in Bavaria is in line with EU state aid rules.
Goldhofer Aktiengesellschaft of Memmingen, Germany, a supplier of equipment for heavy-duty transport and airport applications, acquired Schopf Group, which is headquartered near Stuttgart and includes Schopf Maschinenbau GmbH and Schopf ROFAN GmbH.
In January it was revealed that the two giants of the German tow-tractor industry, Goldhofer and Schopf are no longer competitors when Goldhofer Aktiengesellschaft of Memmingen announced it had taken over the Schopf group, which is headquartered in Ostfildern near Stuttgart.
The airline is also opening another base in Chania, Greece, in April 2013, with one based aircraft and 11 new routes to Billund, Bremen, Bristol, Eindhoven, Katowice, Marseille, Memmingen, Thessaloniki, Venice, Vilnius and Warsaw.
The sale of the business includes the Memmingen site in Germany as well as 30 distribution points in Germany and France.
As part of the deal, BASF will sell Relius Coatings GmbH & Co KG and Relius France SAS, including the Memmingen site in Germany along with 30 distribution points in both Germany and France.
Extra services between London Stansted and Munich, Memmingen, have been added in an effort to allow Chelsea football fans to travel to the Champions League final on 19 May 2012.
Affected routes from Kiev include services to Antalya (Turkey), Cologne, Dortmund, Hamburg-Lubeck, Memmingen (Germany), Katowice (Poland), London-Luton (UK), Oslo-Sandefjord Torp (Norway), Stockholm-Skavsta (Sweden), Simferopol and Treviso (Italy).