Jay- Z faces legal action over private flights

Updated: Jun 23, 2010, 16:27 PM IST

London: Rap superstar Jay-Z is being sued after reportedly failing to pay for flights on a private jet.

Air Platinum Holding executives are taking legal action against Jay-Z - real name Shawn Carter - over claims that he has paid for just 37 of 55 hours of travel on the company`s planes in 2009.

They`re demanding 54,000 pounds for 18 hours of allegedly unpaid flight time, reports the Daily Express.

The Big Pimpin` star has also been accused of failing to cover various other fees.

According to TMZ.com, bosses are seeking 91,650 pounds from Carter in total.