ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi’s Etihad airlines mentioned on Thursday its 0.33 consecutive annual loss in 2018, blaming difficult marketplace situations and the effects of an growth in gas costs.

Etihad’s net loss narrowed to $1.28 billion for closing year, from $1.52 billion in 2017, it stated in a announcement.

The airline mentioned sales of $5.86 billion in 2018, it stated in a declaration.