Generation Global – a company with rich family traditions, established in Nelson, New Zealand. For over 60 years, the Hill family have been involved in interior upholstery of the highest quality.

With humble beginnings, the first aircraft interior was a Cessna 172 but quickly grew to include commercial aircraft and in-house testing facilities. The company has had a number of names over the years, with the first aviation name being Airborne Upholstery, followed by National Aircraft Interiors and finally Generation Global. Today the company has global certification approvals, serves airlines globally and has the largest interior online shop presence globally. Truly an inspiring journey and continuing.


Our people at Generation Global are the foundation of its reputation for delivering expert workmanship, superior customer service, and industry-leading innovation.

The culture at Generation Global is one of innovation. We strive to please our customers with our integrity, transparency, excellent service and effective product. Generation Global is a diverse group of people working together to provide a truly unique global solution by optimising global talents.

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We are globally positioned

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    Countries represented in globally

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    Years of management experience

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    Different foreign aviation authorities

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    Minor modification approvals

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    STC Approvals

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    Current clients

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    Production facilities

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    Years manufacturing experience